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founder

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of founder

  1. a person who establishes a whole new field of endeavor Maria Montessori was the founder of an educational system dedicated to maximizing a child's creative potential Synonyms of founder author, begetter, creator, establisher, father, founding father, generator, inaugurator, initiator, instituter (or institutor), originator, sireWords Related to founder cocreator, cofounder; conceiver, contriver, designer, deviser, formulator, innovator, introducer, inventor, spawner; builder, maker, producer; developer, pioneer, researcher, researchist; organizer, promoter; encourager, galvanizer, inspiration, inspirerNear Antonyms of founder disciple, follower, pupil, student, supporter


founder

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of founder

  1. 1 to be unsuccessful the theater company foundered after its corporate funding dried up Synonyms of founder bomb, collapse, crater, flame out, flop, flunk, fold, fail, miss, strike out, tank, wash outWords Related to founder flounder, struggle; decline, sink, skid, slip, slump, wane; crash, crumble, miscarry, misfire; go under; implode, self-destructNear Antonyms of founder cook, flourish, prosper, thrive; prevail, triumph, winAntonyms of founder click, come off, deliver, go, go over, pan out, succeed, work out

  2. 2 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure the twin towers started to sway and suddenly foundered Synonyms of founder buckle, cave (in), crumple, collapse, give, go, go out, implode, tumble, yieldWords Related to founder deflate, flatten, melt, melt down; break, break down, conk (out), crash, die, fail, give out, stall; burst, shatter, smash, splinter, split; crack, crumble, pop, snapNear Antonyms of founder inflate, rise, swell



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