Definitions For Foothold


  • An initial accomplishment that opens the way for further developments
  • A place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing
  • An area in hostile territory that has been captured and is held awaiting further troops and supplies
  • A place where your foot may be placed when you are climbing a cliff, a mountain, etc.
  • A position that makes it possible to begin an activity or effort

Is Foothold a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Foothold is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Foothold in a Sentence

  • The army gained a foothold on the island.
  • The company has secured a foothold in the market.

Synonyms for Foothold

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