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  Definition of founder
  1. a person who founds or establishes some institution; "George Washington is the father of his country"
  2. a worker who makes metal castings
  3. inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
  4. stumble and nearly fall; "the horses foundered"
  5. break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"
  6. sink below the surface
  7. fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered"
Similar Words: beginner, founding father, father, laminitis, collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, fall through, fall flat, flop

 

Hyponyms: cofounder, colonizer, coloniser, foundress, bell founder, implode, go off, buckle, crumple, flop, break, slump, slide down, sink

 

Grouped Verbs: abandon, give up, collapse, burst

 

Derivational Morphology: begin, lead off, start, commence, establish, set up, found, launch, plant, constitute, institute, cave in, subsidence, crash, collapse, foundering, going under, flop, bust

 

 
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