Definitions of founded

  1. having a basis; often used as combining terms; " a soundly based argument"; " well- founded suspicions"

Usage examples for founded

  1. He founded number theory. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  2. That is my decided opinion, founded upon my knowledge of the nature of the country, and of the position of both parties. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  3. " Lo, the spirit of the Great Great One who founded this nation is still alive. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  4. My fears were instantly alive for Arthur, and I feared that some misfortune to him was hidden behind this veil of secresy; and I soon found that my fears were well founded. – Stories and Sketches by Harriet S. Caswell
  5. Special mention is due to one admirable institution, that which was founded by the Free Church of Scotland at Lovedale, in the Eastern Province, not far from King William's Town, nearly fifty years ago. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce