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found1

[found] /faʊnd/
verb
1.
simple past tense and past participle of find.
2.
equipped, outfitted, or furnished:
He bought a new boat, fully found.
adjective
3.
British. provided or furnished without additional charge, as to a tenant; included within the price, rent, etc. (often used postpositively):
Room to let, laundry found.
noun
4.
something that is provided or furnished without charge, especially meals given a domestic:
Maid wanted, good salary and found.

found2

[found] /faʊnd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to set up or establish on a firm basis or for enduring existence:
to found a new publishing company.
2.
to lay the lowest part of (a structure) on a firm base or ground:
a house founded on solid rock.
3.
to base or ground (usually followed by on or upon):
a story founded on fact.
4.
to provide a basis or ground for.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English founden < Old French fonder < Latin fundāre, derivative of fundus bottom, foundation
Synonyms
1. organize, inaugurate, institute, originate.

found3

[found] /faʊnd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to melt and pour (metal, glass, etc.) into a mold.
2.
to form or make (an article) of molten material in a mold; cast.
Origin
1350-1400; Middle English fonden < Middle French fondre to melt, cast < Latin fundere to pour, melt, cast
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Examples for founded
  • The principles on which our country was founded were attacked.
  • Markets are moral, and modern economies are founded on our virtuous nature.
  • Your bizarre perspective on birth rates and intelligence is not founded on fact at all.
  • There are more deer around now than when the country was founded.
  • Companies are generally founded to continue for long but now situations are indeed threatening.
  • In fact all of science is founded on realities for which there is absolutely no naturalistic answer.
  • The problem is then to be traced back from the individuals who founded a human race prone to degeneration.
  • All of science is founded on realities for which there is absolutely no naturalistic answer.
  • Upon the experiences of that voyage his principal work is founded.
  • First founded in the eighth century bc, it is a famous winter resort.
British Dictionary definitions for founded

found1

/faʊnd/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of find
adjective
2.
furnished, or fitted out the boat is well found
3.
(Brit) with meals, heating, bed linen, etc, provided without extra charge (esp in the phrase all found)

found2

/faʊnd/
verb
1.
(transitive) to bring into being, set up, or establish (something, such as an institution, society, etc)
2.
(transitive) to build or establish the foundation or basis of
3.
(also intransitive; foll by on or upon) to have a basis (in); depend (on)
Word Origin
C13: from Old French fonder, from Latin fundāre, from fundus bottom

found3

/faʊnd/
verb (transitive)
1.
to cast (a material, such as metal or glass) by melting and pouring into a mould
2.
to shape or make (articles) in this way; cast
Word Origin
C14: from Old French fondre, from Latin fundere to melt
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Word Origin and History for founded
found
"establish," late 13c., from O.Fr. founder, from L. fundare "to lay the bottom or foundation of something," from fundus "bottom, foundation" (see fund (n.)). Related: Founded; founding.
found
"cast metal," late 14c., from M.Fr. fondre "pour out, melt, mix together," from O.Fr. fondre, from L. fundere "melt, cast, pour out," from PIE *gheud-, from root *gheu- "to pour" (cf. Goth. giutan, O.E. geotan "to pour").
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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