foundation

[ foun-dey-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF foundation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FOUNDATION

But let not the foundation of our hope rest upon man's wisdom.

"Look at the way that foundation's put in," said the old man in a loud voice.

It has been determined, however, that this belief has no foundation.

God forbid that I—But no happiness is built on a foundation of wrong.

Let us see if there is any foundation for this sentimental balderdash.

The finer the instrument is to be, the more massive must be the foundation.

Melted butter is the foundation of most of the common sauces.

Our Union is tottering to its foundation, and slavery is the cause.

All our reasonings a priori will never be able to show us any foundation for this preference.

It has a foundation in reason, so far as it is supported by experience.

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