1. cornerstone

noun. ['ˈkɔrnɝˌstoʊn'] the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained.


  • fundament
  • basis
  • foundation
  • supposition
  • explanation
  • supposal
  • groundwork
  • assumption
  • meat and potatoes


  • artifact
  • achromatic
  • disassembly

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Rhymes with Cornerstone

  • acetone
  • baritone
  • blackstone
  • bloodstone
  • bluestone
  • blystone
  • bridgestone
  • brookstone
  • brownstone
  • capstone
  • cherrystone
  • cobblestone
  • coverstone
  • curbstone
  • dialtone
  • dialtone
  • executone
  • eyestone
  • featherstone
  • finestone

How do you pronounce cornerstone?

Pronounce cornerstone as ˈkɔrnərˌstoʊn.

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Sentences with cornerstone

1. Noun, singular or mass
Diet is the cornerstone of good health and a shiny, healthy coat.

Quotes about cornerstone

1. Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
- Wayne Dyer

2. Being kind is the most important thing I've ever been taught. That's what my parents always told me - more important than ambition or success is being kind to people. The cornerstone of my life. What I aspire to is to be kind.
- Rafe Spall

3. Few people seem to realize that the resurrection of Jesus is the cornerstone to a worldview that provides the perspective to all of life.
- Josh McDowell

2. cornerstone

noun. ['ˈkɔrnɝˌstoʊn'] a stone at the outer corner of two intersecting masonry walls.


  • stone
  • building


  • noble
  • incidental
  • genuine

3. cornerstone

noun. ['ˈkɔrnɝˌstoʊn'] a stone in the exterior of a large and important building; usually carved with a date and laid with appropriate ceremonies.


  • stone
  • building


  • right
  • superior
  • finish