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1. founder

noun. ['ˈfaʊndɝ'] a person who founds or establishes some institution.

Synonyms

  • foundress
  • cofounder
  • coloniser
  • beginner
  • originator
  • colonizer
  • father
  • conceiver
  • founding father

Antonyms

  • requisition
  • claim
  • enter
  • take office

Etymology

  • fondeur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fundo (Latin)
  • fondeur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fundator (Latin)
  • fondrer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Founder

  • grounder
  • flounder
  • sounder
  • rounder
  • pounder
  • bounder

Sentences with founder


1. Noun, singular or mass
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg gave his already unique-looking dog, Beast, a totally unique birthday present.

Quotes about founder


1. I want to be the founder of a #startup app called Quid Pro Squid. No idea what it will do, but if I can get enough users, VC money will flow.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. founder

noun. ['ˈfaʊndɝ'] inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse.

Synonyms

  • laminitis
  • rubor
  • redness

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • disinherit
  • stand still

Etymology

  • fondeur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fundo (Latin)
  • fondeur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fundator (Latin)
  • fondrer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. founder

verb. ['ˈfaʊndɝ'] sink below the surface.

Synonyms

  • go down
  • settle
  • sink

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • wellness
  • unfold

Etymology

  • fondeur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fundo (Latin)
  • fondeur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fundator (Latin)
  • fondrer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. founder

verb. ['ˈfaʊndɝ'] stumble and nearly fall.

Synonyms

  • stumble

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow

Etymology

  • fondeur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fundo (Latin)
  • fondeur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fundator (Latin)
  • fondrer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. founder

noun. ['ˈfaʊndɝ'] a worker who makes metal castings.

Synonyms

  • trained worker
  • skilled worker
  • skilled workman

Antonyms

  • take
  • deny
  • withdraw
  • borrow

Etymology

  • fondeur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fundo (Latin)
  • fondeur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fundator (Latin)
  • fondrer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. founder

verb. ['ˈfaʊndɝ'] break down, literally or metaphorically.

Synonyms

  • give
  • slide down
  • slump
  • collapse
  • flop
  • give way
  • change
  • crumple
  • burst
  • cave in
  • sink
  • implode
  • buckle
  • abandon
  • go off
  • fall in
  • break

Antonyms

  • stay
  • refuse
  • shrink
  • hide

Etymology

  • fondeur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fundo (Latin)
  • fondeur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fundator (Latin)
  • fondrer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. founder

verb. ['ˈfaʊndɝ'] fail utterly; collapse.

Synonyms

  • fail
  • flop
  • go wrong
  • fall flat
  • miscarry

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • success
  • achiever
  • function

Etymology

  • fondeur (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fundo (Latin)
  • fondeur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • fundator (Latin)
  • fondrer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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