HyperDic: founding

English > 1 sense of the word founding:
NOUNactfounding, initiation, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instaurationthe act of starting something for the first time
founding > pronunciation
Soundsfaw'ndihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > founding: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new.
Synonymsinitiation, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration
Narrowerauthorship, paternityThe act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing
Broaderbeginning, start, commencementThe act of starting something
Spanishcreación, fundación, iniciación, inicio, instauración, institución, introducción
Catalancreació, fundació, instauració, institució, introducció
Verbsfoundset up or lay the groundwork for
foundset up or found

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