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Another word for groundwork

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Noun
  1. The lowest or supporting part or structure

      1. Material or masonry used to support a structure, such as a wall.
      2. A support or foundation:
      3. The human legs.
      1. An underlying layer.
      2. A layer of earth beneath the surface soil; subsoil.
      3. A foundation or groundwork.
      1. Something, such as a chair or bench, that may be sat on:
      2. The part on which one rests in sitting:
      3. A place in which one may sit:
      1. The solid surface of the earth.
      2. The floor of a body of water, especially the sea.
      3. Soil; earth:
      1. The act of founding, especially the establishment of an institution with provisions for future maintenance.
      2. The basis on which a thing stands, is founded, or is supported.
      3. Funds for the perpetual support of an institution; an endowment.
      1. Secure placement of the feet in standing or moving.
      2. A surface or its condition with respect to its suitability for walking or running, especially the condition of a racetrack.
      3. A secure place for the feet; a foothold.
      1. The lower extremity of the vertebrate leg that is in direct contact with the ground in standing or walking.
      2. A structure used for locomotion or attachment in an invertebrate animal, such as the muscular organ extending from the ventral side of a mollusk.
      3. The lowest part; the bottom:
      1. The deepest or lowest part:
      2. The part closest to a reference point:
      3. The underside:
      1. A piece of furniture for reclining and sleeping, typically consisting of a flat, rectangular frame and a mattress resting on springs.
      2. A bedstead.
      3. A mattress.
      1. A foundation upon which something rests.
      2. The chief constituent; the fundamental ingredient:
      3. The fundamental principle.
      1. The lowest or bottom part:
      2. The part of a plant or animal organ that is nearest to its point of attachment.
      3. The point of attachment of such an organ.
    See also:

    over

  2. That on which something immaterial, such as an argument or a charge, rests

    See also:

    over

Another word for groundwork

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