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fundament

 
Noun fundament has 3 senses
  1. basis, base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone - the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"
    --1 is a kind of assumption, supposition, supposal
    --1 is a part of explanation
    --1 has particulars: meat and potatoes
  2. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
    --2 is a kind of body part
    --2 is a part of torso, trunk, body
  3. foundation, base, fundament, foot, groundwork, substructure, understructure - lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
    --3 is a kind of support
    --3 is a part of structure, construction
    --3 has particulars: bed; raft foundation
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