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Verb
Present participle for to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure
“So our revolution continues, and our ideals must struggle against the human tendencies and the social forces that would cause our experiment to founder and fail.”
Verb
Present participle for of a ship, to fill with water and sink
“The worst-case scenario is that his ship will founder and spill its load of heavy fuel into the ocean.”
Verb
Present participle for to fall
“Only a few months later, the handsome sorrel foundered and his bid for a World Championship ended.”
Verb
Present participle for to be unsuccessful
“… the theater company foundered after its corporate funding dried up.”
Noun
An unsuccessful outcome of something planned
Noun
The end or failure of an enterprise or institution
Adjective
Nearly dead
Noun
A failure of a relationship or system
Noun
The prevention of the progress, success, or fulfilment of something
Noun
The act of defeating or state of being defeated
Noun
A sudden failure of an institution or undertaking
Noun
A lack of success
Noun
The sudden failure of a business
Noun
The act or state of not having one's expectations fulfilled
Noun
The collapse of a business
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