Found definitions

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To found is defined as to establish or organize something.

An example of found is to establish a new non-profit organization.

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The definition of found is a person or thing that is no longer lost.

An example of found is a dog that was missing, but has been located by its owner.

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To establish or set up, especially with provision for continuing existence.

The college was founded in 1872.

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To establish the foundation or basis of; base.

Found a theory on firm evidence.

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To melt (metal) and pour into a mold.
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To make (objects) by pouring molten material into a mold.
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Designating or of an object displayed as or as part of a work of art, that is a natural object or an ordinary man-made article.
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To lay the base of; set for support; base.

A statement founded on facts.

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To begin to build or organize; bring into being; establish.

To found a college.

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To be based (on or upon)
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To melt and pour (metal or materials for glass) into a mold.
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To make by pouring molten metal into a mold; cast.
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(law) Abbreviation of foundation.
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Food and lodging, board.

1872, James De Mille, The Cryptogram, edition HTML, The Gutenberg Project, published 2009:I'll only give you the usual payment--say five hundred dollars a year, and found." / "And--what?" / "Found--that is, board, you know, and clothing, of course, also.

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Simple past tense and past participle of find.
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To start some type of organization or company.
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To melt, especially of metal in an industrial setting.
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To form by melting a metal and pouring it into a mould; to cast.
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A thin, single-cut file for comb-makers.
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Origin of found

Middle English founden from Old French fonder from Latin fundāre from fundus bottom