Bedrock Definition

bĕdrŏk
noun
The solid rock that underlies loose material, such as soil, sand, clay, or gravel.
American Heritage
Solid rock beneath the soil and superficial rock.
Webster's New World
The very basis; the foundation.
Ownership of land is the bedrock of democracy.
American Heritage
A secure foundation.
Webster's New World
The lowest point.
Personal finances that were at bedrock.
American Heritage
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Wiktionary
pronoun
Name of the fictional town in The Flintstones.
Wiktionary
other
The solid rock that lies beneath the soil and other loose material on the Earth's surface.
American Heritage Science

Other Word Forms of Bedrock

Noun

Singular:
bedrock
Plural:
bedrocks

Origin of Bedrock

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