Noun Definition


1.Definition: a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing

Related Noun(s):footing

Category: Objects

2.Definition: an area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies

"An attempt to secure a bridgehead behind enemy lines", "The only foothold left for British troops in Europe was Gibraltar"

Related Noun(s):bridgehead

Category: Places

3.Definition: an initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments

"The town became a beachhead in the campaign to ban smoking outdoors", "They are presently attempting to gain a foothold in the Russian market"

Related Noun(s):beachhead

Category: General