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Synonyms for founder
ˈfaʊn dərfounder

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. foundernoun

    Synonyms:
    author, instituter, establishes originator, planter

    Antonyms:
    subverter, destroyer

Princeton's WordNet

  1. laminitis, foundernoun

    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, fathernoun

    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. founderverb

    a worker who makes metal castings

    Synonyms:
    founding father, father, laminitis, beginner

  4. fall through, fall flat, founder, flopverb

    fail utterly; collapse

    "The project foundered"

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

  5. founderverb

    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, founderverb

    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. founderverb

    stumble and nearly fall

    "the horses foundered"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. foundernoun

    Synonyms:
    originator, institutor, establisher, planter

  2. foundernoun

    Synonyms:
    caster (of metals)

  3. founderverb

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

  4. founderverb

    Synonyms:
    fail, miscarry

  5. founderverb

    Synonyms:
    trip, stumble, fall

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. foundernoun

    Synonyms:
    establisher, institutor, father, planter, originator, moulder, closh

  2. founderverb

    Synonyms:
    fall, stumble, fail, miscarry

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "founder":

    founding, incorporator, founders, lachance

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How to use founder in a sentence?

  1. Martin McPhee:

    Everyone thought (Tesla founder) Elon Musk was building a car company, but now we find he is building an alternative energy company.

  2. Robert Jeffress:

    When Christians act violently they are acting in opposition to the teachings of their founder, Jesus Christ, they cannot cite a single verse in the New Testament that calls for violence against unbelievers. On the other hand, radical Islamists can point to a number of verses in the Koran calling for Muslims to ‘crucify the infidels.’.

  3. Frederick W. Faber:

    The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder.

  4. Hossein Kazempour Ardebili:

    You cannot place sanctions on two OPEC founder members and still blame OPEC for oil price volatility.

  5. Richard Branson:

    You've got to remember Virgin Galactic has people on every spaceflight... The fact that I'm willing to fly with those people shows confidence, i think the least the founder of Virgin Galactic can do is go up there and fly with his people.


Translations for founder

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  • مؤسسArabic
  • леяр, основател, провалям се, потапям, потопявам, претърпявам неуспех, окуцявам, препъвам се, учредителBulgarian
  • প্রতিষ্ঠাতাBengali
  • fonedorCatalan, Valencian
  • zakladatelCzech
  • grundlæggerDanish
  • sinken, scheitern, Gründerin, GründerGerman
  • ιδρυτής, θεμελιωτής, καταρρέω, βουλιάζω, βυθίζομαι, ναυαγώ, χύτης, γκρεμίζομαι, καταποντίζομαιGreek
  • fondintoEsperanto
  • fracasar, hundir, fundador, zozobrarSpanish
  • asutajaEstonian
  • بنیانگذارPersian
  • perustajaFinnish
  • fondatrice, couler, fondeur, fondateur, sombrerFrench
  • neach-stèidheachaidhScottish Gaelic
  • alapítóHungarian
  • fondatoreItalian
  • 建設者, 創設者, 創立者Japanese
  • نوێنه‌رKurdish
  • fundātor, creātor, conditorLatin
  • GrënnerLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • grunnleggerNorwegian
  • oprichter, zinken, grondlegger, kelderen, stichterDutch
  • grunnleggar, grunnleggjarNorwegian Nynorsk
  • grunnleggerenNorwegian
  • założyciel, fundatorPolish
  • fundador, afundar, afundir, tropeçar, fracassar, falhar, fundidorPortuguese
  • întemeietor, fondatorRomanian
  • учредитель, найдёныш, учредительница, основатель, плавильщик, литейщик, основательницаRussian
  • grundare, kantraSwedish
  • 創辦人Chinese

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