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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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. founder(n)

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

  2. founder(v)

    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. Marne L. Kilates:

    “Poet Aberjhani, founder of the unique networking site, Creative Thinkers International, comes back to our pages as the traveler-poet who, winging through the cosmos, finds something we think we already know but often forget.”

  2. Watana Sittirachot:

    Teacher Rotjana, the founder of the foundation, has helped and supported me till I graduated from university and given me the opportunity to go study abroad. And now I came back to work for her.

  3. Beca Alexander:

    I worry this just makes it easier for everyone to just continue posting the exact same content, but if the founder can continue curating The Depalo app in a way so that you truly see what's new and exciting, that's going to be super interesting and helpful for consumers and other influencers.

  4. Peyton Lofton:

    Exposed sign and tweets from YALexposed Before that alleged doxxing attempt, he says signs were posted near campus, calling YAL a racist and misogynistic organization and exposing some of its members. Its not clear yet if the three people arrested were behind the @YALexposed Twitter handle. Peyton Lofton said hes also had previous altercations with a student, but didnt want to make anyone a target until all the facts are out. After the alleged arson attack, residents were let back in the building at 1:20 a.m.and 40 minutes later the first officer arrived on the scene. Peyton Lofton says Detective David Harris came to their dorm around 2:00 a.m. on Saturday morning and informed the two Detective David Harris was assigned to the case. They say Peyton Lofton took the burnedsign that was previously on the dooras evidence and was reviewing security footage. Its not clear if the footage Peyton Lofton reviewed helped officers arrest the three suspects. Peyton Lofton says the initial shock is wearing off and that Peyton Lofton family lives20 minutes away in case Peyton Lofton ever feels unsafe. Peyton Lofton says Peyton Lofton wont back down to people trying to spread fear. I dont want to let them win, so I plan on staying on campus and not backing down and work twice as hard i trust that Tulane Police will handle the problem ; Im not nave and still aware of the danger and trying to be as safe as possible. LOUISIANA FIREFIGHTER SAVES PREGNANT WOMAN FROM BURNING VEHICLE : GOD HAS SOMETHING MAJOR FOR YOU ! Charlie Kirk, founder of the conservative advocacygroup Turning Point USA, tweeted about the incident. Kirk told Fox its a sick and sad day that someone would attemptan arson attack on another because of their beliefs.

  5. Bob Goodman:

    A founder should be the type of person a team can respect and look to for guidance and leadership, and often that requires a certain degree of maturity that comes with experience, however, some very young founders have become exceptional CEOs by learning fast and cultivating an A + group of supportive advisors.

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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
  • grundlæggerDanish
  • sinken, Gründerin, scheitern, GründerGerman
  • βουλιάζω, ναυαγώ, καταποντίζομαι, γκρεμίζομαι, ιδρυτής, χύτης, βυθίζομαι, θεμελιωτής, καταρρέωGreek
  • fondintoEsperanto
  • 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
  • grunnleggerenNorwegian
  • 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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