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Definition 1: a beginning from which an enterprise is launched - [noun denoting act]

Samples where springboard or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he uses other people's ideas as a springboard for his own
  • reality provides the jumping-off point for his illusions
  • the point of departure of international comparison cannot be an institution but must be the function it carries out

Synonyms for springboard in the sense of this definition

(springboard is a kind of ...) the act of starting something

"he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

Definition 2: a flexible board for jumping upward - [noun denoting artifact]

(springboard is a kind of ...) a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose

"he nailed boards across the windows"

(... is a kind of springboard ) a springboard from which swimmers can dive

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