basis, base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone(noun)
the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
"the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"
foundation, base, fundament, foot, groundwork, substructure, understructure(noun)
lowest support of a structure
"it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
preliminary preparation as a basis or foundation
"we are prepared today because of groundwork that was done ten years ago"
That which forms the foundation or support of anything; the basis; the essential or fundamental part; first principle; as, development of a convenient DNA sequencing technique layed the groundwork for many of the subsequent advances in molecular genetics. Dryden.
The foundation; the basic or fundamental parts that support or allow for the rest.
The discovery of the laws of electricity laid the groundwork for a century of innovation.
that which forms the foundation or support of anything; the basis; the essential or fundamental part; first principle
The numerical value of groundwork in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of groundwork in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of groundwork in a Sentence
The groundwork of all happiness is health.
I don't sit around comparing myself to Dave, he laid a lot of the groundwork for me to be successful.
I think it raises some questions about the utility for CBD, but it lays the groundwork for future studies.
I think the Biden campaign will be able to tap into that overnight, we're already laying the groundwork for that.
The year 2014 was busy. We have laid the groundwork to become the most innovative, best performing and most highly valued hotel group.
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