fundament

Primary Meanings of fundament

1.
n
the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
2.
n
lowest support of a structure
3.
n
the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
Full Definitions of fundament
1

n the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Synonyms:
ass, backside, behind, bottom, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, derriere, fanny, hind end, hindquarters, keister, nates, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, seat, stern, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush
Type of:
body part
any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
2

n lowest support of a structure

Synonyms:
base, foot, foundation, groundwork, substructure, understructure
Types:
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bed
a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track
raft foundation
a foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete
railroad bed
a bed on which railroad track is laid
roadbed
a bed supporting a road
Type of:
support
supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
3

n the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

Synonyms:
base, basis, cornerstone, foundation, groundwork
Types:
meat and potatoes
the fundamental part
Type of:
assumption, supposal, supposition
a hypothesis that is taken for granted

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