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  Words related to groundwork

Related / Similar Words: foundation, base, fundament, foot, substructure, understructure, basis, cornerstone

 

Definition:
  • preliminary preparation as a basis or foundation; "we are prepared today because of groundwork that was done ten years ago";
  • lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower";
  • the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture";

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    Hyponyms: bed, raft foundation, meat and potatoes

     

    Part Meronyms: structure, construction, explanation

     

    Derivational Morphology: establish, base, ground, found

     

     
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