What does found mean?

Definitions for found
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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.]

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    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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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. Toby Jones:

    There was no real physical material that we could mimic, there was no found footage or anything of how he spoke. You know, the cliché is a picture says a thousand words, but it really is true, we tried to capture the essence of this man and his resilience that you could see in the pictures, you could read in the book. He's fiercely passionate and that's something I could really dial into.

  2. Francis Picabia:

    The essence of a man is found in his faults.

  3. Marc Fernich:

    All these actors appear to bear some responsibility for this calamity. All seem to have a share of Mr. Epsteins blood on their hands. All should be ashamed of their behavior, i call for a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding Mr. Epsteins death. The public needs to know exactly what happened and why and how his custodians could have let it occur. Epsteinsdeath comes two weeks after the 66-year-old was placed on suicide watch after he was found nearly unconscious in his cell with injuries to his neck.At the time, it was not clear whether the injuries were self-inflicted or from an assault. He had been taken off suicide watch before he killed himself, a person familiar with the matter told the AP.It wasnt immediately clear when he was taken off suicide watch. Jeffrey Epstein DEAD : TIMELINE OF SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS AND RELATED LEGAL CASES Epstein was arrested on July 6 over the alleged sexual abuse of dozens of young girls in his Upper East Side townhouse and his waterfront mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, between 2002 and 2005 Epstein allegedly created and maintained a vast network and operation from 2002 up to and including at least 2005 that enabled him to sexually exploit and abuse dozens of underage girls in addition to paying victims to recruit other girls. Prosecutors said that victims would be escorted to a room with a massage table where they would perform massages on Epstein. At the time of Epsteins arrest, prosecutors said they found a trove of pictures of nude and seminude young women and girls at his $ 77 million Manhattan Hospital mansion. They also say additional victims have come forward since the arrest. He had pleaded not guilty and faced up to 45 years in prison if convicted. Jeffrey Epstein EPSTEINS ALLEGED SEX TRAFFICKING VICTIM NAMED Bill Richardson, GEORGE MITCHELL IN NEWLY RELEASED DOCUMENTS Bill Richardson deathalso comes a day after thousands of documents were unsealed Friday in connection with a defamation case against Bill Richardson alleged recruiter that revealed dozens of high-profile names including former Maine Sen. George Mitchell, ex-New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and Prince Andrew, Duke of York. Virginia Roberts Giuffre, who has long claimed Epstein forced her to have sex with powerful men, claimed in the lawsuit that Epstein and Virginia Roberts Giuffre associate, Ghislaine Maxwell, kept Ghislaine Maxwell as a.

  4. Jens Monrad:

    Our field intelligence operation has found what appears to be a direct dump of various database information from TalkTalk.

  5. Sir Winston Churchill:

    For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.

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