C2 someone who establishes an organization创立者；创建者；创办者
She was the founder of the company, and for 40 years its guiding spirit.
The first safety razor was invented by company founder King C. Gillette in 1903.
René Descartes is regarded as the founder of modern philosophy.
The statue commemorates the founder of the college.
He is recognized as one of the founders of computer technology.
(especially of a boat) to fill with water and sink（尤指船）沉没
to be unsuccessful失败；破产