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Definitions of found

  1. set up or lay the groundwork for; " establish a new department"
  2. set up or found; " She set up a literacy program"
  3. use as a basis for; found on; " base a claim on some observation"
  4. food and lodging provided in addition to money; " they worked for $ 30 and found"
  5. come upon unexpectedly or after searching; " found art"; " the lost- and- found department"
  6. of Find
  7. imp. & amp; p. p. of Find.
  8. To form by melting a metal, and pouring it into a mold; to cast.
  9. A thin, single- cut file for combmakers.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. imp. & p. p. of Find.
  13. Past tense and past participle of the verb find.
  14. To lay the basis of; build; fix firmly; establish; originate; form by melting a metal and pouring it into a mold; cast.
  15. Pa. t. and pa. p. of FIND.
  16. To lay the bottom or foundation of: to establish on a basis: to originate: to endow.
  17. To form by melting and pouring into a mould: to cast.
  18. Of to find.
  19. To cast into a mould; lay the foundation of; establish.
  20. Imp. & pp. of FIND, v.
  21. To lay the foundation of; originate; establish.
  22. To form and base one's belief or opinion; followed by on or upon.
  23. To cast, as iron, by melting and pouring.
  24. To lay the basis of; to begin and build; to establish; to fix firmly; to endow; to originate.
  25. To cast; to form by melting a metal and pouring it into a mould.
  26. To rest.
  27. Did find.
  28. See find.
  29. To lay the basis of anything; to set up; to raise; to institute; to fix firmly.
  30. To form by melting a metal, and casting it into a mould.
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Usage examples for found

  1. How he had found his way home he never knew. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Mr. Smith found out that much, but no more. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  3. I was the one who found her, and I mean to help. – Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown
  4. Was it you who found out all about Jabez? – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  5. Where did you say you found Ken, Professor? – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  6. The lost is found – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  7. He found he could move. – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman
  8. Have you found him? – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  9. All had been found out. – Emily Brontë by A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
  10. And if so, what it was she found – Beggars on Horseback by F. Tennyson Jesse
  11. Still they found nothing. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  12. They had found the King! – Stories of the Saints by Candle-Light by Vera C. Barclay
  13. And you wouldn't have found me if you had. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  14. Well- and have you found him? – The Secrets of Potsdam by William Le Queux
  15. He found no one. – Far Past the Frontier by James A. Braden
  16. Now Anna had found him. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  17. " I found him," she called. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  18. Yes, I have found it out. – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
  19. We soon found that out. – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  20. And look what I've found – The Barbarians by John Sentry
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