Fundament definition

fŭndə-mənt
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The natural features of a land surface unaltered by humans.
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A foundation, as of a building.
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An underlying theoretical basis or principle.
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The buttocks.
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The anus.
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A base or foundation.
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The buttocks.
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The anus.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fundament
Plural:
fundaments

Origin of fundament

  • Middle English foundement from Old French fondement from Latin fundāmentum from fundāre to lay the foundation from fundus bottom

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition