Found - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |faʊnd|  American pronunciation of the word found
Brit.  |faʊnd|  British pronunciation of the word found
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto find
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto find


- food and lodging provided in addition to money


- set up or found (syn: establish, launch)
- set up or lay the groundwork for (syn: constitute, establish, institute, plant)
- use as a basis for; found on (syn: base, establish, ground)


- come upon unexpectedly or after searching


One should always found one's opinion on facts.

The boat is fully found.

Doctors have found a new use for the drug.

He found a dollar on the ground.

The well diggers found a number of Native American artifacts.

After an hour of searching, I finally found my glasses.

She found the answer at last.

They claim to have found a more efficient way to run the business.

I found a way to pay for college without taking out any loans.

She found the courage to address the crowd.

He was found guilty but was granted leave to appeal against the verdict.

We left the house much as we found it.

It can be found anywhere in the world.

A bird found only in remote areas of the U.S.

She's going to keep the money she found.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: found
he/she/it: founds
present participle: founding
past tense: founded
past participle: founded
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