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"
a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing
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"
A solid grip with the feet.
airhead, beachhead, bridgehead, lodgement.
a holding with the feet; firm standing; that on which one may tread or rest securely; footing
SG-1 returns from a mission and discovers that metamorphic aliens have taken over the complex.
The numerical value of foothold in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of foothold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If the Kardashian show gave me a foothold to do some good, I'm all for that.
With Mitsubishi, Nissan will have a better foothold even in terms of small cars.
It provides a much stronger foothold for Google to really be part of the vehicle rather than being an add-on.
The Nikkei can challenge the June 24 peak (18-1/2 year high of 20,952.71) if dollar/yen builds a firm foothold above 125.
That will allow us to help them build up their security capacity and to push back against efforts by ISIL to gain a foothold in that country.
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