|1.||[ noun ] status with respect to the relations between people or groups|
: "on good terms with her in-laws" "on a friendly footing"
|2.||[ noun ] a relation that provides the foundation for something|
"they were on a friendly footing" or "he worked on an interim basis"
|Related terms:||foundation common_ground|
|3.||[ noun ] a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing|
|Related terms:||support toehold|