founder[ foun-der ]SEE DEFINITION OF founder
Synonyms for founder
- prime mover
Antonyms for founder
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FOUNDER
He was the founder of our family--though, of course, he oughtn't to have been.
If we leave her alone, mayhap she will founder, and then how will the women be saved?
When vessels are about to founder, the rats are said to leave 'em.
The sons of the founder were, like their father, distinguished for their mechanical ability.
Filled with the idea that the ship was about to founder, Madden stared about.
He is said to have been the founder of the church of Llanverin, or Llanvetherin, Monmouthshire.
The first founder was Shaddai, who built it for his own delight.
Thus provided, Mansoul was at first all that its founder could desire.
Indeed, every religion is good and true, if it serves the high purpose of its founder.
He always claimed to be the founder of the Positive Philosophy.
early 14c., from Old French fondrer "collapse; submerge, sink, fall to the bottom," from fond "bottom," from Latin fundus "bottom, foundation" (see fund (n.)). Related: Foundered; foundering.