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  • 1 found — found1 [found] [ME funden < OE funden, pp. of findan] vt., vi. pp. & pt. of FIND adj. designating something displayed as a work of art (or presented as a poem) that is actually a natural object or ordinary man made article (or a fragment of… …

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  • 2 found — vb 1 *base, ground, bottom, stay, rest Analogous words: *set, fix, settle, establish: sustain, *support: *build, erect, raise, rear 2 Found, establish, institute, organize are comparable when meaning to set going or to bring into …

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  • 3 Found — Found, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Founded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Founding}.] [F. fonder, L. fundare, fr. fundus bottom. See 1st {Bottom}, and cf. {Founder}, v. i., {Fund}.] 1. To lay the basis of; to set, or place, as on something solid, for support; to… …

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  • 4 found — 1 past and past part of find found 2 vt: to establish (as an institution) often with provision for future maintenance Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 5 Found — Found, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Founded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Founding}.] [F. fondre, L. fundere to found, pour.] To form by melting a metal, and pouring it into a mold; to cast. Whereof to found their engines. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 found — [faʊnd] verb [transitive] ORGANIZATIONS to start a new company or organization: • The company was founded back in 1947. * * * found UK US /faʊnd/ verb [T] ► to start a new business, organization, etc.: »The airline was founded 25 years ago …

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  • 7 Found — Found, imp. & p. p. of {Find}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Found — Found, n. A thin, single cut file for combmakers. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 found — [v1] bring into being begin, commence, constitute, construct, create, endow, erect, establish, fashion, fix, form, get going, inaugurate, initiate, institute, launch, organize, originate, plant, raise, ring in*, settle, settle up, start, start… …

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  • 10 found — Ⅰ. found [2] ► VERB 1) establish (an institution or organization). 2) (be founded on/upon) be based on (a particular principle or concept). ORIGIN Old French fonder, from Latin fundus bottom, base . Ⅱ. found …

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  • 11 Found — found, founs, fons nm fond, partie inférieure, basse; dépression de terrain Alpes et Sud Est …

    Glossaire des noms topographiques en France

  • 12 found-in — found′ in n. can. a person arrested for visiting a brothel, illegal bar, etc • Etymology: 1955–60 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 found|ry — «FOWN dree», noun, plural ries. 1. a place where metal is melted and molded; place where things are made of molten metal. 2. the process of melting and molding metal; making things of molten metal. 3. things made of molten metal; castings. ╂[< …

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  • 14 found — con·found; con·found·ed·ly; con·found·ed·ness; dumb·found; dumb·found·er; found·ling; found·ress; found·ry; found·ry·man; new·found·land·er; pro·found·ly; pro·found·ness; un·found; un·found·ed·ly; found; new·found·land; pro·found; re·found;… …

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  • 15 Found — Infobox musical artist Name = FOUND Background = group or band Origin = Edinburgh, Scotland Genre = Folktronica Experimental rock Electronica Freak Folk Noise Years active = 2001–present Label = Surface Pressure Records Creeping Bent Aufgeladen… …

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  • 16 Found — Find Find (f[imac]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Found} (found); p. pr. & vb. n. {Finding}.] [AS. findan; akin to D. vinden, OS. & OHG. findan, G. finden, Dan. finde, icel. & Sw. finna, Goth. fin[thorn]an; and perh. to L. petere to seek, Gr. pi ptein… …

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  • 17 found — I. past and past participle of find II. adjective Date: 1793 1. having all usual, standard, or reasonably expected equipment < the boat comes fully found, ready to go Holiday > 2. presented as or incorporated into an artistic work essentially as… …

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  • 18 found — found1 /fownd/, v. 1. pt. and pp. of find. 2. equipped, outfitted, or furnished: He bought a new boat, fully found. adj. 3. Brit. provided or furnished without additional charge, as to a tenant; included within the price, rent, etc. (often used… …

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  • 19 found — I [[t]faʊnd[/t]] v. 1) pt. and pp. of find 2) cvb equipped; outfitted: a new boat, fully found[/ex] 3) free board and meals II found [[t]faʊnd[/t]] v. t. 1) to establish on a firm basis or for enduring existence: to found a new company[/ex] 2) to …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 found — I. /faʊnd / (say fownd) verb 1. past tense and past participle of find. –phrase 2. all found, inclusive of necessary provisions, etc.; with everything provided. {Middle English; Old English funde, fundon past tense, funden past participle} II.… …

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