Synonyms of toehold


1. toehold, status, position

usage: a relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made; "American diplomacy provided a toehold on which to proceed toward peace talks"; "his father gave him a toehold in the oil business"

2. toehold, foothold, footing

usage: a small foothold used in climbing

3. toehold, wrestling hold

usage: a wrestling hold in which the toe is held and the leg is twisted against the joints

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Definition and meaning of toehold (Dictionary)