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English adjective: found

1. found come upon unexpectedly or after searching

SamplesFound art.
The lost-and-found department.


See alsosaved


English noun: found

1. found (possession) food and lodging provided in addition to money

SamplesThey worked for $30 and found.

Broader (hypernym)earnings, pay, remuneration, salary, wage

English verb: found

1. found (social) set up or found

SamplesShe set up a literacy program.

Synonymsestablish, launch, set up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)open, open up

Antonymsabolish, get rid of

2. found (creation) set up or lay the groundwork for

SamplesEstablish a new department.

Synonymsconstitute, establish, institute, plant

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)initiate, pioneer

Narrower (hyponym)appoint, constitute, fix, name, nominate

3. found (cognition) use as a basis for; found on

SamplesBase a claim on some observation.

Synonymsbase, establish, ground

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP

Narrower (hyponym)build

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