What does founder mean?

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ˈfaʊn dərfounder

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laminitis, foundernoun

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

  2. founder, beginner, founding father, fathernoun

    a person who founds or establishes some institution

    "George Washington is the father of his country"

  3. founderverb

    a worker who makes metal castings

  4. fall through, fall flat, founder, flopverb

    fail utterly; collapse

    "The project foundered"

  5. founderverb

    sink below the surface

  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"

  7. founderverb

    stumble and nearly fall

    "the horses foundered"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foundernoun

    one who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author; one from whom anything originates; one who endows

  2. Foundernoun

    one who founds; one who casts metals in various forms; a caster; as, a founder of cannon, bells, hardware, or types

  3. Founderverb

    to become filled with water, and sink, as a ship

  4. Founderverb

    to fall; to stumble and go lame, as a horse

  5. Founderverb

    to fail; to miscarry

  6. Founderverb

    to cause internal inflammation and soreness in the feet or limbs of (a horse), so as to disable or lame him

  7. Foundernoun

    a lameness in the foot of a horse, occasioned by inflammation; closh

  8. Foundernoun

    an inflammatory fever of the body, or acute rheumatism; as, chest founder. See Chest ffounder

  9. Etymology: [OF. fondrer to fall in, cf. F. s'effondrer, fr. fond bottom, L. fundus. See Found to establish.]

Freebase

  1. Founder

    A founder is a person involved in the creation of an organization. Many times the organization is a business, although sometimes it is a non-profit, or even a religious organization.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Founder

    fownd′ėr, v.i. to go to the bottom: to fill with water and sink.—v.t. to cause to sink: to disable by injuring the feet (of a horse).—adj. Found′erous, causing to founder. [O. Fr. fondrer, to fall in, fond, bottom—L. fundus, bottom.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. founder

    The fall of portions of cliff, as along the coasts of Hampshire and Dorsetshire, occasioned by land-springs.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. founder

    A person who casts cannon, etc.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'founder' in Nouns Frequency: #2213

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of founder in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of founder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of founder in a Sentence

  1. Greg Glassman:

    It did so well and became so popular that it has become a thing far larger than I could have hoped, the world has changed, but the magnificent human machine, the proven benefits of CrossFit, and its market opportunity remain unchanged. It is time for the founder to bid adieu and find other creative outlets.

  2. Engineer.AI:

    Our platform provides a solution for any business to operate, manage and scale their technology needs. Engineer.ai Founder

  3. Lance Bass:

    It's pretty intimidating sitting next to these industry giants, including the co-founder of Apple to my right and directly across from me is the woman whose signature is on all my money in my wallet right now, but they made me feel so comfortable to be in the' Circle of Money' and I received the best master class on investment ever.

  4. Ed Hine:

    Is it a two billion dollar catastrophe or a ten billion dollar catastrophe, a lot of times that’s not known very quickly, this is a technology that can help to make that process go a lot faster and also help to respond to their main customers quickly too and get them their money, said Peter Fuchs, co-founder of drone manufacturer Ascent Aerosystems. While helpful in certain aspects, drones can’t assist in traditional helicopter efforts. Drone operators are cautious not to interfere with normal search and rescue operations, but experts say integration is key to being successful, which means that everyone on the ground has to be on the same page. It’s not just about capturing a lot of data, it’s about capturing the critical data and getting it to the right people at the right time.

  5. Hossein Kazempour Ardebili:

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

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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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    a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)
    • A. maculation
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