Foundation synonyms

foun-dā'shən
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Base is defined as the lowest part of something or the part which supports the rest.
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(Biology) A colony or community of organisms, usually of the same species:
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The definition of framework is a support structure or system that holds parts together, has something stretched over it or acts as the main structure.
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Rudiment is the most basic or elemental form, or an undeveloped organ or limb.
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(From the sled used, which originally was a bare frame, like a skeleton.) A type of tobogganing in which competitors lie face down, and descend head first (compare luge). See Skeleton (sport)
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The definition of a chassis is the structural framework or base framework of a car, computer, radio, or piece of audio equipment.
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Anything created; esp., something original created by the imagination; invention, design, etc.
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A vertical opening passing through the floors of a building, as for an elevator
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The foot or bottom support of a column or pillar
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A structure that supports the end of a bridge.
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The portion of a wall between windows, doors, or other openings.
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Any bolsterlike object or support
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A supporting piece, as a stone, with such a surface
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An institution for advanced study, research, and instruction in a restricted field
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The supporting part of a structure (either physical or organizational; the foundation); underbuilding.
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(Chiefly dialectal) A spring of water.
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A floor of a building below ground level.
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A raised wooden framework or platform.
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A ray or collection of approximatelyly parallel rays emitted from the sun or other luminous body
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A long, heavy timber or beam driven into the ground, sometimes under water, to support a bridge, dock, etc.
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A custom, practice, relationship, or behavioral pattern of importance in the life of a community or society:
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A manner of accomplishing something in an orderly or efficient way:
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Funds or property donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income.
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A group of people holding most of the power and influence in a government or society. Often used with the.
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Companionship; society
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An association of persons of the same trade or pursuits, formed to protect mutual interests and maintain standards.
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The condition of being in a trust relationship.
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A group of individuals, created by law or under authority of law, having a continuous existence independent of the existences of its members, and powers and liabilities distinct from those of its members.
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A group of persons associated for a common purpose; an organization; society.
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(Countable) An organization, the objective of which is to carry out a charitable purpose.
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A sum or source of money.
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(Countable) The act of bringing something into existence.
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Regular frequency
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The act of founding
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A piece of timber across the bottom of a canal lock for the gates to shut against.
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Any supporting framework or base.
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The way in which a government, state, society, etc. is organized
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A small plot of cultivated or planted land:
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The deepest or lowest part:
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(--- Botany) The base of the sporophyte in mosses and liverworts.
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(Architecture, engineering) The thickened or sloping portion of a wall, or of an embankment at its foot; foundation.
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The lowest or supporting part or structure
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In point lace, the net of small meshes upon which the embroidered pattern is applied.
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Work done in preparation
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The horizontal portion of a chair or other furniture designed for sitting.
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(Bot.) The base or material to which a plant is attached and from which it gets nutriment
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A support or foundation, especially as a structure of masonry that supports a wall or a metaphorical basis for something.
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The basic, essential, or most important part; foundation
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The definition of fundamental is a basic truth or law.
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(Music) The basic tone of a chord, on which the chord is constructed; often, the fundamental
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Something, such as a fact or circumstance, that justifies:
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A motive for an action or a determination.
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Something that serves as an assurance, or guarantee, of some event or result
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An act of beginning; an initial effort:
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(Cricket) A set of six legal balls bowled.
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(Plural only) The sediment at the bottom of a liquid, or from which a liquid has been filtered (as in coffee grounds).
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A place where one rests or may rest.
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The supporting structure underneath something, such as a vehicle or bridge.
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A physical basis
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The foundation laid to support the ties, rails, and ballast of a railroad
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Financial or other help.
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A rigid support, as a beam, stake, or pole, placed under or against a structure or part
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A period of performance in a given location or venue.
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A brief period of residence or visiting.
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A piece of timber or other material used as a support, or to receive pressure.
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Land at or near the edge of a body of water, esp. along an ocean, large lake, etc.
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(Geology) A broad, gently sloping rock surface at the base of a steeper slope, often covered with alluvium, formed primarily by erosion.
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A message posted in an electronic forum. [from 20th c.]
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A slender, freestanding, vertical support; a column.
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A body of text meant to be read line by line, especially in printed material that has multiple adjacent such on a single page.
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(Botany) A buttress-root.
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A new business venture
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Truth or reality. Used with the.
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The textiles associated with a bed, e.g., sheets, pillowcases, bedspreads, blankets, etc.
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The very basis; the foundation:
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A room or enclosed space used for storage, usually beneath the ground or under a building.
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That which has been founded
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A foundation of crisscrossing timber or steel beams, usually for spreading heavy loads over large areas.
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(Slang, informal) A large collection of people or things taken indiscriminately.
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The foundation of a stone building, its top course sometimes being a stylobate.
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The process of being initiated.
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The action of the verb to found; the establishment of something.
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The act or process of innovating
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A woman's corset or girdle, esp. one with an attached bra
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The act by which a child is grounded (forbidden from going out).
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The preliminary section of a book, often having material considered essential to an understanding of the main text
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