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See also: Found.
- 1 English
- 1.1 Pronunciation
- 1.2 Etymology 1
- 1.3 Etymology 2
- 1.4 Etymology 3
- 1.5 Etymology 4
- 1.6 Anagrams
- simple past tense and past participle of
- (obsolete) Food and lodging; board.
- 1872, James De Mille, The Cryptogram, HTML edition, 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.
- (transitive) To start (an institution or organization).
- (transitive) To begin building. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
Conjugation of found
- (to start organization): establish
to start an organization
to begin building
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Translations to be checked
- Oxford Online Dictionary, found
- WordNet 3.1: A Lexical Database for English, Princeton University
- To melt, especially of metal in an industrial setting.
- To form by melting a metal and pouring it into a mould; to cast.
- Whereof to found their engines.
melt — see melt
found (plural founds)