Definition of aground:
grounded, beached, not afloat, stuck, shoaled, resting on the bottom, stranded, reefed, stuck fast, shipwrecked, high-and-dry, marooned, swamped, foundered, washed ashore, on the shore, stuck in the mud, wrecked, cast away, disabled, on a rock, piled up.
- "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
- "The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner", John Wilkinson.
The lake has much the shape of an hour- glass, the northern and southern portions being connected by a winding strait, so crooked that it requires the constant effort of the pilot to prevent the little steamer from running aground.- "The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne", Frank Preston Stearns.