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synonyms for foothold

  • footing
  • niche
  • perch
  • toehold
  • crevice
  • hold
  • purchase
  • space
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How to use foothold in a sentence

A perfect vaccine would create what is called “sterilizing” immunity, which means the virus can’t get a foothold in your body at all.
SO YOU GOT THE VACCINE. CAN YOU STILL INFECT PEOPLE? PFIZER IS TRYING TO FIND OUT.STEPHANIE ARNETTFEBRUARY 2, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
We didn’t recognize it until it already had its foothold because it was novel, and we weren’t looking for it.
U.S. RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS EMPHASIZES MASKS AND VACCINES INSTEAD OF LOCKDOWNSFENIT NIRAPPIL, BRITTANY SHAMMASFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Kirsten has done amazing work, helping to elevate our foothold in the transportation space and making our Mobility events some of the most successful we’ve produced.
WELCOME TAGE KENE-OKAFOR, MARY ANN AZEVEDO, SOPHIE BURKHOLDER AND A GUY NAMED DREWMATTHEW PANZARINOFEBRUARY 2, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Many of the attacks gained initial footholds by password spraying to compromise individual email accounts at targeted organizations.
30% OF “SOLARWINDS HACK” VICTIMS DIDN’T ACTUALLY USE SOLARWINDSJIM SALTERJANUARY 29, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Apple started making iPhones in India in 2017 to comply with local sourcing rules and to establish a bigger foothold in the market.
WHY WORKERS IN INDIA ATTACKED AN IPHONE FACTORYNAOMI XU ELEGANTDECEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
I pray to God this takes foothold and becomes a wave that goes across the state.
RURAL VIRGINIA COUNTY OFFICIALS PASS RESOLUTION REJECTING ‘TYRANNY’ OF GOVERNOR’S CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONSGREGORY S. SCHNEIDERDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The deal would also have given GM a stronger foothold in the emerging zero-emissions vehicle market.
WHY TODAY’S GM NEWS IS DEVASTATING FOR NIKOLADZANEMORRISNOVEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
At least they didn’t go backward in their foothold in the state legislature, one Democrat put it.
WHERE DEMOCRATS WILL BE LOCKED OUT OF POWER IN REDISTRICTING BATTLES NEXT YEARAMBER PHILLIPSNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The UWMS also got rid of thigh restraints to keep users in place in zero gravity, and instead just has footholds and handholds.
NASA IS PREPARING TO SEND ITS $23 MILLION TOILET TO SPACERACHAEL ZISKSEPTEMBER 29, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
On Wednesday, Apple opened its first online store in India, marking the tech giant’s most direct bid yet to grab a foothold in a market where it has long struggled to make headway.
APPLE FINALLY STARTS SELLING DIRECTLY TO CUSTOMERS IN THE WORLD’S FASTEST-GROWING SMARTPHONE MARKETGRADY MCGREGORSEPTEMBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO FOOTHOLD

  • ballast
  • bower
  • comfort
  • defense
  • fastener
  • foothold
  • grapnel
  • grappling iron
  • grip
  • hold
  • hook
  • kedge
  • mainstay
  • mooring
  • mud hook
  • pillar
  • protection
  • safeguard
  • security
  • staff
  • stay
  • support
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.