(Archit.) The projecting base or enlarged foundation put under a column, wall, etc. to spread its weight and prevent settling
The definition of a ledge is a shelf or ridge that sticks out from something.
A hold or position that allows the application of power, as in moving something:
A small indentation or ledge on which the toe of a shoe can find support in climbing.
One square rod of land.
An area provided for a particular purpose:
A position on an enemy shoreline captured by troops in advance of an invading force.
A fortified position from which troops defend the end of a bridge nearest the enemy.
The metal plate which forms the base platform of a steam locomotive, particularly in the UK, which supports the boiler and the engineer's cab.
The definition of a niche is a specialized part of a market for products or services or a little separated area in a room.
Find another word for foothold. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for foothold, like: footing, hold, footrail, ledge, crevice, purchase, toehold, perch, space, beachhead and bridgehead.