What does Found mean?

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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. Corporate Media Relations Glenn Zaccara:

    The company has strict policies against harassment and discrimination, when an incident is reported, UPS takes the matter seriously, thoroughly investigates and takes appropriate disciplinary action against those found responsible for misconduct.

  2. David Burnham:

    The teeth suggest it’s a Tyrannosaurus rex; however, there is still more work to be done, because a young T. rex is so rare, there are only a few that have been found over the years, so it’s difficult to discern what are changes due to growth or if the differences in the bones reflect different species.

  3. Ruth Neave:

    I have to live every day as it comes, it is heartbreaking to believe that police got so near to finding my sons murderer but as each day, each week, and each month slips by it is getting harder to believe his killer will be found and brought to justice.

  4. Gavin Naylor:

    They found that the jaws and fins of a large, G. glyphis were brought for sale by a local fishermen. He also had different fins of what looked to be the northern river shark Glyphis garricki, will had the good sense to get some tissue samples to see if it was the same as the ones we had from Northern Australia. We sequenced them and indeed they were.

  5. Top Trump:

    I am here to introduce the man who will be my partner in the campaign and in the White House to fix the rigged system, i found a leader who will help us deliver a safe society and a prosperous society.

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