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Princeton's WordNet

  1. found(adj)

    food and lodging provided in addition to money

    "they worked for $30 and found"

  2. found(verb)

    come upon unexpectedly or after searching

    "found art"; "the lost-and-found department"

  3. establish, set up, found, launch(verb)

    set up or found

    "She set up a literacy program"

  4. establish, found, plant, constitute, institute(verb)

    set up or lay the groundwork for

    "establish a new department"

  5. establish, base, ground, found(verb)

    use as a basis for; found on

    "base a claim on some observation"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Found

    of Find

    Etymology: [F. fondre, L. fundere to found, pour.]

  2. Found

    imp. & p. p. of Find

    Etymology: [F. fondre, L. fundere to found, pour.]

  3. Found(verb)

    to form by melting a metal, and pouring it into a mold; to cast

    Etymology: [F. fondre, L. fundere to found, pour.]

  4. Found(noun)

    a thin, single-cut file for combmakers

    Etymology: [F. fondre, L. fundere to found, pour.]

  5. Found(verb)

    to lay the basis of; to set, or place, as on something solid, for support; to ground; to establish upon a basis, literal or figurative; to fix firmly

    Etymology: [F. fondre, L. fundere to found, pour.]

  6. Found(verb)

    to take the ffirst steps or measures in erecting or building up; to furnish the materials for beginning; to begin to raise; to originate; as, to found a college; to found a family

    Etymology: [F. fondre, L. fundere to found, pour.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Found

    pa.t. and pa.p. of find.—n. Found′ling, a little child found deserted.—Foundling hospital, an institution where such are brought up.

  2. Found

    fownd, v.t. to lay the bottom or foundation of: to establish on a basis: to originate: to endow.—v.i. to rely.—ns. Foundā′tion, the act of founding: the base of a building: the groundwork or basis: a permanent fund for a benevolent purpose or for some special object; Foundā′tioner, one supported from the funds or foundation of an institution; Foundā′tion-mus′lin, -net, gummed fabrics used for stiffening dresses and bonnets; Foundātion-stone, one of the stones forming the foundation of a building, esp. a stone laid with public ceremony; Found′er, one who founds, establishes, or originates: an endower:—fem. Found′ress. [Fr. fonder—L. fundāre, -ātum, to found—fundus, the bottom.]

  3. Found

    fownd, v.t. to form by melting and pouring into a mould: to cast.—ns. Found′er, one who melts and casts metal, as a brassfounder; Found′ing, metal-casting; Found′ry, Found′ery, the art of founding or casting: the house where founding is carried on. [Fr. fondre—L. fundĕre, fusum, to pour.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Found' in Written Corpus Frequency: #441

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Found' in Verbs Frequency: #551

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How to say Found in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Found in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Found in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Found in a Sentence

  1. Mohsen Sultani:

    We haven't found any clue of those people kidnapped by the enemies of Afghanistan, the operation is going forward well and we have many good achievements.

  2. David Jacobson:

    The Germans have taken this disease seriously since December. They are committed to transparency, testing and have devoted a huge amount of resources to track sources of what appears to be community spread so that the root cause of each chain can be found and those connected in any way can be warned, isolated, tested, etc., on March 3, the Italian government was still deciding if this was an Asian problem or something different. When an Italian Senator wore a face mask to the senate chambers, he was ridiculed.

  3. Ralph Hernandez:

    Upon reviewing the case, we observed the autopsy photos and the autopsy report, and Natalie Wood had numerous bruises on Natalie Wood head, arms and legs, which appeared to be assaultive in nature, there was a broken bottle that was found on the boat that Robert Wagner had told investigators, originally, that Robert Wagner believed that it was rough seas — it had fallen over and broken.

  4. Munzer Khattab:

    Even when we asked Germans they had problems understanding the forms, if the Germans found them unreadable, how could we [migrants] read them?

  5. David Henig:

    The Commission is really frustrating to deal with, the Commission has found very clever ways not to do what you want them to do. So has USTR, actually. They're both very formidable when you get down to them. They're probably more similar than they wish to admit.

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