Synonyms of 'foothold'
1 basisDictionary, standing, base
Companies must establish a firm foothold in Europe.
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The base of a substance such as paint or food is the main ingredient of it, to which other substances can be added.
Oils may be mixed with a base and massaged into the skin.
You refer to your footing when you are referring to your position and how securely your feet are placed on the ground. For example, if you lose your footing, your feet slip and you fall.
He lost his footing and slid into the water.
Thesaurus for foothold from the Collins English Thesaurus
A foothold is a strong or favourable position from which further advances or progress may be made.