[ wel-groun-did ]
/ ˈwɛlˈgraʊn dɪd /


based on good reasons; well-founded: His opposition to the scheme is well-grounded.
well or thoroughly instructed in the basic principles of a subject: She is well-grounded in mathematics.

Origin of well-grounded

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75
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adjective (well grounded when postpositive)

well instructed in the basic elements of a subject
another term for well-founded
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