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Definition of Founder


  1. One who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author; one from whom anything originates; one who endows.
  2. One who founds; one who casts metals in various forms; a caster; as, a founder of cannon, bells, hardware, or types.
  3. To become filled with water, and sink, as a ship.
  4. To fall; to stumble and go lame, as a horse.
  5. To fail; to miscarry.
  6. To cause internal inflammation and soreness in the feet or limbs of (a horse), so as to disable or lame him.
  7. A lameness in the foot of a horse, occasioned by inflammation; closh.
  8. An inflammatory fever of the body, or acute rheumatism; as, chest founder. See Chest ffounder.
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Founder Translations

founder in French is fondateur
founder in Italian is costitutore, fondatore
founder in Latin is creator, fundator
founder in Spanish is fundador
founder in Swedish is gjutare, grundare