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Foundation

This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Foundation as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

22 January 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 23 answers for the crossword clue 'Foundation', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Foundation a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Foundation as an answer itself some 44 times.

Foundation is a single word clue made up of 10 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Thursday, 21 January 2021 with the answer being BASIS, we also found BASIS to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"
  • Lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
  • A woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body
  • The fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"
  • An institution supported by an endowment
  • The basis on which something is grounded; "there is little foundation for his objections"
  • Education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge; "he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced study"; "a good grounding in mathematics"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

BED
A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"

4 Letters

BASE
Having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality; "that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble"- Edmund Burke; "taking a mean advantage"; "chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort"- Shakespeare; "something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"

FOOT
Travel by walking; "he followed on foot"; "the swiftest of foot"

ROOT
The part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support

5 Letters

BASIS
The fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"

6 Letters

GROUND
The first or preliminary coat of paint or size applied to a surface

7 Letters

BEDROCK
Solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soil

FOOTING
A place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing

8 Letters

CREATION
(theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence

FOUNDING
The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"

9 Letters

FUNDAMENT
Lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"

GROUNDING
Fastening electrical equipment to earth

10 Letters

GROUNDWORK
Preliminary preparation as a basis or foundation; "we are prepared today because of groundwork that was done ten years ago"

INITIATION
An act that sets in motion some course of events

INNOVATION
The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"

11 Letters

CORNERSTONE
A stone at the outer corner of two intersecting masonry walls

INSTITUTION
The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"

ORIGINATION
The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"

12 Letters

INSTAURATION
The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"

INTRODUCTION
The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"

SUBSTRUCTURE
Lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"

14 Letters

UNDERSTRUCTURE
Lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"

17 Letters

FOUNDATIONGARMENT
A woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body

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