Founder comes from a latin word meaning bottom (as in foundation) and originally referred to knocking enemies down it is now also used to mean to fail utterly, collapse. Flounder means to move clumsily, thrash about, and hence to proceed in confusion.
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Founder comes from middle english foundren, meaning to send to the bottom or collapse.
Founder definition, a person who founds or establishes something, as a company or institution.