from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To sink below the surface of the water: The ship struck a reef and foundered.
- intransitive v. To cave in; sink: The platform swayed and then foundered.
- intransitive v. To fail utterly; collapse: a marriage that soon foundered.
- intransitive v. To stumble, especially to stumble and go lame. Used of horses.
- intransitive v. To become ill from overeating. Used of livestock.
- intransitive v. To be afflicted with laminitis. Used of horses.
- transitive v. To cause to founder.
- n. See laminitis.
- n. One who establishes something or formulates the basis for something: the founder of a university; the founders of a new nation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author; one from whom something originates; one who endows.
- n. Someone for whose parents one has no data.
- n. The iron worker in charge of the blast furnace and the smelting operation.
- v. Of a ship, to fill with water and sink.
- v. To fall; to stumble and go lame, as a horse.
- v. To fail; to miscarry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author; one from whom anything originates; one who endows.
- n. One who founds; one who casts metals in various forms; a caster.
- intransitive v. To become filled with water, and sink, as a ship.
- intransitive v. To fall; to stumble and go lame, as a horse.
- intransitive v. To fail; to miscarry.
- transitive v. To cause internal inflammation and soreness in the feet or limbs of (a horse), so as to disable or lame him.
- n. A lameness in the foot of a horse, occasioned by inflammation; closh.
- n. An inflammatory fever of the body, or acute rheumatism. See chest ffounder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who founds or establishes.
- n. An originator; one from whom anything derives its beginning; an author: as, the founder of a sect of philosophers; the founder of a family.
- n. One who establishes by endowment; one who provides a permanent fund for any purpose: as, the founder of a college or hospital.
- n. A creator; a maker.
- n. One who founds metals, or articles of metal or glass (the material of which is called metal); a caster: as, a founder of cannon, bells, printing-types, etc.
- Nautical, to fill or become filled and sink, as a ship.
- Hence To fail; miscarry.
- To trip; stumble; go lame, as a horse.
- Naut., to cause to fill and sink, as a ship.
- To cause internal inflammation in the feet of, as a horse, so as to disable or lame him.
- n. In farriery, lameness caused by inflammation within the hoof of a horse; laminitis. Also called closh.
- In golf, to drive the ball into the ground by turning in the face of the club when striking.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
- v. stumble and nearly fall
- v. sink below the surface
- v. break down, literally or metaphorically
- n. a worker who makes metal castings
- n. a person who founds or establishes some institution
- v. fail utterly; collapse
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