Synonyms and Antonyms of groundwork
an immaterial thing upon which something else rests they had collectively laid the groundwork for a new kind of art Synonyms basis, bedrock, bottom, cornerstone, footing, foundation, ground, base, keystone, root, underpinning, warp, warp and woofRelated Words anchorage, bed, brace, bulwark, buttress, framework, infrastructure, mount, prop, shore, stay, substratum, substructure, support; assumption, justification, premise (also premiss), presumption, presupposition, rationale, supposition, theory, thesis, warrant; backbone, center, core, cornerstone, eye, focus, heart, hub, kernel, keystone, nucleus, seat; essence, quintessence, soul, touchstone
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