What is another word for founts?

18 synonyms found


[ fˈa͡ʊnts], [ fˈa‍ʊnts], [ f_ˈaʊ_n_t_s]

Founts refer to sources of knowledge or information. There are several synonyms that serve the same purpose as founts. Some of these synonyms include: wellsprings, reservoirs, origins, springs, and roots. These words denote a place where one can draw information from. While the word "sources" could also be a synonym for founts, the latter has a more poetic ring to it. If you are trying to convey the idea of an inexhaustible source of knowledge, synonyms like fountains could be used. Ultimately, the synonym you use for founts depends on the context of your writing, but the aforementioned ones should steer you in the right direction.

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What are the hypernyms for Founts?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Founts

According to this theory, it was Schoeffer who engraved the two founts of small type used in the two sets of Indulgences of 1454-5, and thus demonstrated that the new art could be applied to produce every kind of book and document which had previously circulated in manuscript.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard
At Naples and Bologna, on the other hand, some quite early roman founts are curiously hard and heavy.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard
We gather from Moxon that Blaew's improvements were slowly copied in England, and we know that the English printers still continued to buy their best founts from Holland.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard

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