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noun as in person who establishes an institution

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The founders of Ethical Oil, and opechatesgays, are Hamish Marshall and his wife, Kathryn Marshall.

In her struggle to find her daughter, Esther becomes one of the founders of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo.

Well before the launch of the agency, the founders used their cameras to capture telling snippets of city life.

The Hipgnosis founders took a quick look at the strangely-lit photos of contorted bodies….

Gat is one of the founders of Equality-by-lot, a popular sortition blog.

He was one of the founders of Andover theological seminary, and contributed altogether about $125,000 to that institution.

A proposal has been made by iron founders to deliver these castings on the spot at 7l.

A stream never rises above its source, nor a home above the ideals of its founders.

Beloe says of this Smith that ‘he was a most singular character, and among the first founders of the sect of the Antinomians.’

A belief, such as we refer to, was promulgated amongst the Crusaders, and was fostered by the founders of the Inquisition.


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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to founders, such as: designer, patron, benefactor, creator, builder, and author.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.