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founder

noun

1 founder

Inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse.

synonym: laminitis.

Roget 164: producer, originator, inventor, author, founder, generator, mover, architect, creator, prime mover; maker etc. (agent) 690; ... show more

Dutch: hoefbevangenheid
Polish: ochwat



2 founder

A person who founds or establishes some institution.

synonyms: beginner, father, founding father.

Dutch: grondlegger, grondvester, oprichter, stichter, vader
Polish: założyciel

3 founder

A worker who makes metal castings.

Polish: odlewacz, odlewca

verb

1 founder

Fail utterly; collapse:
— The project foundered.

synonyms: fall flat, fall through, flop.

Roget 732: fail; be unsuccessful etc. adj.; not succeed etc. 731; make vain efforts etc. n.; do in vain, labor in vain, toil in vain; flunk [U.S.]; ... show more

Roget 310: plunge, dip, souse, duck; dive, plump; take a plunge, take a header; make a plunge; bathe etc. (water) 337.    submerge, ... show more

Dutch: afgaan, blameren

2 founder

Sink below the surface.

3 founder

Break down, literally or metaphorically.

synonyms: break, cave in, collapse, fall in, give, give way.

Dutch: meegeven

4 founder

Stumble and nearly fall.


Moby thesaurus: abort, ancestors, apprentice, architect, artificer, artist, author, be clobbered, be destroyed, be felled, be lost, be poleaxed, be staggered, be stricken, begetter, beginner, break down, builder, capsize, cave ... show more.

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found

noun

1 found

Food and lodging provided in addition to money.

verb

1 found

Set up or found.

synonyms: establish, launch, set up.

Roget 66: begin, start, commence; conceive, open, dawn, set in, take its rise, enter upon, enter; set out etc. (depart) ... show more

Dutch: stichten, instellen, institueren, oprichten

2 found

Set up or lay the groundwork for.

synonyms: constitute, establish, institute, plant.

Roget 153: be the cause of etc. n .; originate; give origin to, give rise, to, give occasion to; cause, occasion, sow the seeds of, kindle, suscitate; bring on, ... show more

Dutch: gronden, grondvesten, stichten, vestigen

3 found

Use as a basis for; found on.

synonyms: base, establish, ground.

Roget 215: be supported &c.; lie on, sit on, recline on, lean on, loll on, rest on, stand on, step on, repose on, abut on, bear on, be based on ... show more

adjective

1 found

Come upon unexpectedly or after searching.


Moby thesaurus: assemble, author, base, bear, bed, beget, begin, blaze, blister, block out, bottom, brand, breed, bring about, bring forth, bring to effect, bring to pass, bring up, broach, build ... show more.

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