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Synonyms for founder
ˈfaʊn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laminitis, founder(noun)

    inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse

    Synonyms:
    founding father, father, laminitis, beginner

  2. founder, beginner, founding father, father(noun)

    a person who founds or establishes some institution

    "George Washington is the father of his country"

    Synonyms:
    male parent, father, laminitis, forefather, founding father, novice, initiate, sire, tyro, beginner, don, begetter, tiro

  3. founder(verb)

    a worker who makes metal castings

    Synonyms:
    founding father, father, laminitis, beginner

  4. fall through, fall flat, founder, flop(verb)

    fail utterly; collapse

    "The project foundered"

    Synonyms:
    flop, fall through, give, fall flat, collapse, fall in, break, cave in, give way

  5. founder(verb)

    sink below the surface

    Synonyms:
    flop, fall through, give, fall flat, give way, collapse, fall in, break, cave in

  6. collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    crack, consecrate, break away, give way, unwrap, devote, contribute, chip in, give out, split up, conk out, part, have, afford, collapse, hold, die, transgress, weaken, crumple, bump, discover, snap off, turn over, go, demote, ease up, break out, separate, split, hand, gift, crack up, damp, smash, render, move over, feed, pay, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, reveal, divulge, pause, let on, open, get around, interrupt, wear out, grant, establish, break-dance, stop, check, break up, breach, develop, fall flat, give, return, apply, present, better, cave in, make, offend, go bad, impart, generate, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, give away, reach, recrudesce, tumble, break dance, go against, dampen, throw, fall in, soften, break in, let out, dedicate, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, burst, pass, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, crumble, fall through, join, expose, break, crock up, discontinue, intermit, flop, leave, yield, get together, commit, sacrifice, wear, kick in, pass on

  7. founder(verb)

    stumble and nearly fall

    "the horses foundered"

    Synonyms:
    flop, fall through, give, fall flat, give way, collapse, fall in, break, cave in

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. founder(n)

    Synonyms:
    author, instituter, establishes originator, planter

    Antonyms:
    subverter, destroyer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. founder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    originator, institutor, establisher, planter

  2. founder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    caster (of metals)

  3. founder(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    sink (as a ship by filling with water), go to the bottom

  4. founder(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    fail, miscarry

  5. founder(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    trip, stumble, fall

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    founding, incorporator, founders, lachance

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Translations for founder

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  • مؤسسArabic
  • потопявам, препъвам се, претърпявам неуспех, провалям се, основател, леяр, потапям, учредител, окуцявамBulgarian
  • প্রতিষ্ঠাতাBengali
  • fonedorCatalan, Valencian
  • zakladatelCzech
  • sinken, Gründerin, scheitern, GründerGerman
  • βουλιάζω, ναυαγώ, καταποντίζομαι, γκρεμίζομαι, ιδρυτής, χύτης, βυθίζομαι, θεμελιωτής, καταρρέωGreek
  • zozobrar, hundir, fundador, fracasarSpanish
  • asutajaEstonian
  • بنیانگذارPersian
  • perustajaFinnish
  • fondatrice, sombrer, fondateur, fondeur, coulerFrench
  • neach-stèidheachaidhScottish Gaelic
  • alapítóHungarian
  • fondatoreItalian
  • 建設者, 創立者, 創設者Japanese
  • نوێنه‌رKurdish
  • conditor, creātor, fundātorLatin
  • GrënnerLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • grunnleggerNorwegian
  • stichter, grondlegger, kelderen, oprichter, zinkenDutch
  • grunnleggar, grunnleggjarNorwegian Nynorsk
  • fundator, założycielPolish
  • afundar, tropeçar, fracassar, falhar, fundador, fundidor, afundirPortuguese
  • întemeietor, fondatorRomanian
  • основательница, литейщик, найдёныш, учредитель, учредительница, основатель, плавильщикRussian
  • grundare, kantraSwedish
  • 創辦人Chinese

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