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1. foothold

noun. ['ˈfʊtˌhoʊld'] an initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments.

Synonyms

  • achievement
  • beachhead

Antonyms

  • illiteracy
  • forbid
  • disallow

Etymology

  • foot (English)
  • hold (English)
  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Foothold

  • americold
  • archbold
  • armold
  • arnhold
  • barthold
  • bechtold
  • bergthold
  • berthold
  • billfold
  • blindfold
  • brandvold
  • brunsvold
  • centerfold
  • chokehold
  • dallhold
  • darnold
  • diebold
  • dippold
  • ebersold
  • eightfold

Sentences with foothold


1. Noun, singular or mass
A good essay can help you to get a strong foothold in a highly competitive and crowded scholarship pool.

2. foothold

noun. ['ˈfʊtˌhoʊld'] a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing.

Synonyms

  • toehold
  • support

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate

Etymology

  • foot (English)
  • hold (English)
  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. foothold

noun. ['ˈfʊtˌhoʊld'] an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies.

Synonyms

  • airhead
  • bridgehead
  • beachhead
  • combat zone

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disagree
  • take
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • foot (English)
  • hold (English)
  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
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