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English definition of “found”


 /fɑʊnd/ us  

found (FIND)

past simple and past participle of find


verb  /fɑʊnd/ us  

found verb (BEGIN)

[T] to bring something into existence: She donated money to help found a wildlife refuge. New Orleans was founded by the French in 1718.

found verb (BASE)

[T always + adv/prep] to base a belief, claim, idea, etc. on something: This case was founded on insufficient evidence.
(Definition of found from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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