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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.

Founder Quotations

The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder.
Frederick William Faber

The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.
Sigmund Freud

U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt has been described as founder of the Bull Moose Party, the man who led his troops up San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American War, a big game hunter, family man, civic servant and a host of other things.
Zig Ziglar

I am proud to be known to the world as the founder of the Illuminati.
Adam Weishaupt

We all remember Abraham Lincoln as the leader who saved our Union. Founder of the Republican Party.
Barack Obama
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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
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