Definitions for footholdˈfʊtˌhoʊld

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bridgehead, foothold(noun)

    an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies

    "an attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines"; "the only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar"

  2. foothold, footing(noun)

    a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing

  3. beachhead, foothold(noun)

    an initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments

    "the town became a beachhead in the campaign to ban smoking outdoors"; "they are presently attempting to gain a foothold in the Russian market"

Wiktionary

  1. foothold(Noun)

    A solid grip with the feet.

  2. foothold(Noun)

    airhead, beachhead, bridgehead, lodgement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foothold(noun)

    a holding with the feet; firm standing; that on which one may tread or rest securely; footing

Freebase

  1. Foothold

    SG-1 returns from a mission and discovers that metamorphic aliens have taken over the complex.


Translations for foothold

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • предмостие, плацдарм, опораBulgarian
  • jalansija, sillanpääFinnish
  • [[apoio]] [[para]] [[os]] [[pés]]Portuguese
  • опорный пункт, плацдарм, [[опора]] [[для]] [[ногаRussian

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