1. I〔土台石〕a foundation stone
  1. II〔物事の基礎となる事・人〕 ⇒きそ(基礎)
    • 彼らがわが国の今日の繁栄の礎を築いたのだ
    • It is they who laid the foundations for the present prosperity of our country.
    • 勤勉こそ成功の礎である
    • Hard work is the cornerstone of success.