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English → English (gcide) Definition: To be on a foundation Foundation \Foun*da"tion\, n. [F. fondation, L. fundatio. See Found to establish.] 1. The act of founding, fixing, establishing, or beginning to erect. [1913 Webster] 2. That upon which anything is founded; that on which anything stands, and by which it is supported; the lowest and supporting layer of a superstructure; groundwork; basis. [1913 Webster] Behold, I lay in Zion, for a foundation, a stone . . . a precious corner stone, a sure foundation. --Is. xxviii. 16. [1913 Webster] The foundation of a free common wealth. --Motley. [1913 Webster] 3. (Arch.) The lowest and supporting part or member of a wall, including the base course (see Base course (a), under Base, n.) and footing courses; in a frame house, the whole substructure of masonry. [1913 Webster] 4. A donation or legacy appropriated to support a charitable institution, and constituting a permanent fund; endowment. [1913 Webster] He was entered on the foundation of Westminster. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 5. That which is founded, or established by endowment; an endowed institution or charity; as, the Ford Foundation. [1913 Webster] Against the canon laws of our foundation. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Foundation course. See Base course, under Base, n. Foundation muslin, an open-worked gummed fabric used for stiffening dresses, bonnets, etc. Foundation school, in England, an endowed school. To be on a foundation, to be entitled to a support from the proceeds of an endowment, as a scholar or a fellow of a college. [1913 Webster]

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