Synonyms for cornerstone

Synonyms for (noun) cornerstone

Synonyms: cornerstone

Definition: a stone at the outer corner of two intersecting masonry walls

Similar words: stone

Definition: building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose

Usage: he wanted a special stone to mark the site


Synonyms: cornerstone

Definition: a stone in the exterior of a large and important building; usually carved with a date and laid with appropriate ceremonies

Similar words: stone

Definition: building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose

Usage: he wanted a special stone to mark the site


Synonyms: foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone, base, basis

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

Usage: the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

Similar words: assumption, supposal, supposition

Definition: a hypothesis that is taken for granted

Usage: any society is built upon certain assumptions