Textual thesaurus for "founder"

(noun) founding father, father, beginner

a person who founds or establishes some institution

George Washington is the father of his country

(noun) laminitis

inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse

(verb) fall in, break, cave in, collapse, give, give way

break down, literally or metaphorically

The wall collapsed; The business collapsed; The dam broke; The roof collapsed; The wall gave in; The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice

(verb) fall flat, fall through, flop

fail utterly; collapse

The project foundered