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Synonyms for cornerstone
ˈkɔr nərˌstoʊn

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  1. basis, base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone(noun)

    the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

    "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"

    Synonyms:
    bottom, foundation garment, founding, tail, groundwork, al-Qaida, instauration, butt, pedestal, substructure, posterior, rear end, introduction, can, nates, al-Qaeda, theme, stern, basis, innovation, fundament, nucleotide, foundation, buttocks, prat, radical, root, floor, ground, seat, backside, bum, tooshie, grounding, buns, arse, foot, hindquarters, footing, tail end, behind, origination, understructure, alkali, base, hind end, derriere, rump, ass, home, keister, stem, base of operations, radix, root word, stand, rear, fanny, infrastructure, tush, institution, initiation, al-Qa'ida, creation, bag

  2. cornerstone(noun)

    a stone in the exterior of a large and important building; usually carved with a date and laid with appropriate ceremonies

    Synonyms:
    foundation, base, groundwork, fundament, basis

  3. cornerstone(noun)

    a stone at the outer corner of two intersecting masonry walls

    Synonyms:
    foundation, base, groundwork, fundament, basis

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How to use cornerstone in a sentence?

  1. Luca Bassi:

    Market research remains the cornerstone of business decision making, all over the world all companies and industry will require more data, and more solutions to analysis and interpret that data.

  2. Martin Hilton:

    This show has never won an Emmy. For anything!, and despite that, this show is a cornerstone of American pop culture.

  3. Jacek Czaputowicz:

    The right to freedom of religion or belief is a universal right of every human being, this right is a cornerstone of many other rights. Any acts of violence against people belonging to religious minorities cannot be accepted.

  4. Quentin Crisp:

    Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone- but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.

  5. Bette Davis:

    Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone - but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.


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