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Meaning of FOOTHOLD

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing
  2. [n]  an area in hostile territory that has been occupied and is held for further troops and supplies
 

FOOTHOLD is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: beachhead, bridgehead, footing
 
 See Also: combat zone, support, toehold

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Foot"hold`\, n.
A holding with the feet; firm standing; that on which one may
tread or rest securely; footing. --L'Estrange.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: advantage, bear hug, bite, clamp, clasp, clench, clinch, cling, clinging, clutch, death grip, embrace, firm hold, footing, footplate, footrail, footrest, grapple, grasp, grip, gripe, hold, hug, iron grip, locus standi, nip, perch, purchase, seizure, stance, stand, standing, standing place, tight grip, toehold, traction
 

 

 

 

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