Found 3 items, similar to foundation.
English → Indonesian
alas, asas, dasar, fondamen, pembangunan, pondasi, yayasan
English → English
n 1: the basis on which something is grounded; “there is little
foundation for his objections”
2: an institution supported by an endowment
3: the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or
developed or calculated or explained; “the whole argument
rested on a basis of conjecture”
4: lowest support of a structure; “it was built on a base of
; “he stood at the foot of the tower”
5: education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of
knowledge; “he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced
; “a good grounding in mathematics”
6: a woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of
the body [syn: foundation garment
7: the act of starting something for the first time;
introducing something new; “she looked forward to her
initiation as an adult”
; “the foundation of a new
; “he regards the fork as a modern
English → English
, n. [F. fondation, L. fundatio. See
1. The act of founding, fixing, establishing, or beginning to
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;
Behold, I lay in Zion, for a foundation, a stone . .
. a precious corner stone, a sure foundation. --Is.
The foundation of a free common wealth. --Motley.
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.
4. A donation or legacy appropriated to support a charitable
institution, and constituting a permanent fund; endowment.
He was entered on the foundation of Westminster.
5. That which is founded, or established by endowment; an
endowed institution or charity; as, the Ford Foundation.
Against the canon laws of our foundation. --Milton.
. See Base course
, under Base
, an open-worked gummed fabric used for
stiffening dresses, bonnets, etc.
, 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