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1. foundation

noun. ['faʊnˈdeɪʃən'] the basis on which something is grounded.

Synonyms

  • relation
  • footing
  • grass roots
  • ground

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • get up
  • turn out
  • ride

Etymology

  • fundatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Foundation Stone

  • diaz-calderon
  • revolucion
  • corporacion
  • concepcion
  • flintstone
  • bourguignon
  • vanstone
  • unbeknown
  • trombone
  • romanone
  • overthrown
  • overgrown
  • overblown
  • morricone
  • montrone
  • homegrown
  • cipollone
  • calderon
  • yarchoan
  • stallone
  • scavone
  • postpone
  • outgrown
  • mcglone
  • mccrone
  • latrone
  • hipbone
  • dragone
  • dethrone
  • cyclone

Sentences with foundation-stone


1. Noun Phrase
Actual construction started a few years later when the foundation stone was laid in 1163.

2. foundation

noun. ['faʊnˈdeɪʃən'] an institution supported by an endowment.

Synonyms

  • financial organisation
  • charity
  • financial institution

Antonyms

  • incidental
  • genuine
  • legitimate
  • right

Etymology

  • fundatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

3. foundation

noun. ['faʊnˈdeɪʃən'] lowest support of a structure.

Synonyms

  • fundament
  • bed
  • foot
  • understructure
  • raft foundation
  • structure
  • support
  • substructure
  • groundwork
  • construction

Antonyms

  • middle
  • end
  • death
  • closing

Etymology

  • fundatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

4. foundation

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • close
  • stand still
  • go off
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • fundatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

5. stone-gray

adjective. of the color of slate or granite.

Synonyms

  • neutral
  • slaty-grey
  • stone-grey
  • achromatic
  • slate-gray
  • slate-grey
  • slaty
  • slatey

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive
  • positive

6. stone

noun. ['ˈstoʊn'] a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter.

Synonyms

  • petrifaction
  • concretion
  • outcrop
  • sill
  • outcropping
  • stepping stone
  • rock
  • crystal
  • clastic rock
  • xenolith
  • calculus
  • crystallization
  • chondrite
  • whin
  • whinstone
  • boulder
  • pebble
  • intrusion
  • rock outcrop
  • tor
  • natural object
  • bedrock
  • wall rock
  • achondrite

Antonyms

  • insubstantial
  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality
  • unworldly

Etymology

  • stan (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. stone

noun. ['ˈstoʊn'] building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose.

Synonyms

  • monolith
  • paving stone
  • building material
  • hearthstone
  • impost
  • cornerstone
  • tombstone
  • millstone
  • copestone
  • whetstone
  • foundation stone
  • capstone
  • springer
  • ashlar
  • stretcher
  • stela
  • grindstone
  • headstone
  • gravestone
  • stele

Antonyms

  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull
  • empty

Etymology

  • stan (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. stone

noun. ['ˈstoʊn'] material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust.

Synonyms

  • emery stone
  • caliche
  • limestone
  • matrix
  • shingling
  • material
  • marble
  • metamorphic rock
  • rock
  • quartzite
  • greisen
  • emery rock
  • aphanite
  • crushed rock
  • road metal
  • gravel
  • dolomite
  • sedimentary rock
  • igneous rock
  • sima
  • pudding stone
  • pumice
  • calc-tufa
  • pumice stone
  • mineral
  • tufa
  • claystone
  • conglomerate
  • magma
  • fieldstone
  • sial

Antonyms

  • responsiveness
  • agitation
  • fearfulness
  • Heaven

Etymology

  • stan (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. stone

verb. ['ˈstoʊn'] kill by throwing stones at.

Synonyms

  • lapidate

Antonyms

  • bridle
  • kern

Etymology

  • stan (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. stone

noun. ['ˈstoʊn'] the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.

Synonyms

  • seed vessel
  • cherry stone
  • endocarp
  • peach pit
  • pericarp

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • please
  • uncover
  • organic

Etymology

  • stan (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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