HyperDic: fundament

English > 3 senses of the word fundament:
NOUNcognitionfundament, basis, base, foundation, groundwork, cornerstonethe fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated / calculated or explained
bodyfundament, buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, assthe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
artifactfundament, foundation, base, foot, groundwork, substructure, understructurelowest support of a structure
English > fundament: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated / calculated or explained.
Synonymsbasis, base, foundation, groundwork, cornerstone
Part ofexplanationThought that makes something comprehensible
Narrowermeat and potatoesThe fundamental part
Broaderassumption, supposition, supposalA hypothesis that is taken for granted
Spanishbase, fundamento
Catalanbase, fonament
English > fundament: 3 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.
Synonymsbuttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishancas, ano, as de oros, asentaderas, asiento, cachas, cachetes, cola, culo, fin, fondo, glúteos, grupa, keister, nalga, nalgas, ocóte, pandero, pompis, posaderas, posas, posterior, poto, rulé, suelo, trasero, tras, traste, tuje
Catalancul, darrere, keister, natges, natja, pandero, paner, posterior, tafanari
English > fundament: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningLowest support of a structure.
Synonymsfoundation, base, foot, groundwork, substructure, understructure
Part ofstructure, constructionA thing constructed
NarrowerbedA foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track
raft foundation, raft, matA foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete
Broadersupportsupporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
Spanishbase, cimentación, cimiento, fundación, fundamento, pie
Catalanbase, fonament, peu

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