(noun.) food and lodging provided in addition to money; 'they worked for $30 and found'.

(adj.) come upon unexpectedly or after searching; 'found art'; 'the lost-and-found department' .

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(imp. & p. p.) of Find

(-) imp. & p. p. of Find.

(v. t.) To form by melting a metal, and pouring it into a mold; to cast.

(n.) A thin, single-cut file for combmakers.

(v. i.) To lay the basis of; to set, or place, as on something solid, for support; to ground; to establish upon a basis, literal or figurative; to fix firmly.

(v. i.) To take the ffirst steps or measures in erecting or building up; to furnish the materials for beginning; to begin to raise; to originate; as, to found a college; to found a family.



v. a. [1]. Base, set, fix, place, ground, lay the foundation of.[2]. Build, construct, erect, raise.[3]. Establish, institute, originate.[4]. Cast, form in a mould.



SYN:Establish, institute, fix, set, build, set_up, base, endow, rest, ground,plant, root

ANT:Disestablish, subvert, supplant, uproot



v.t. to form by melting and pouring into a mould: to cast.—ns. Found′er one who melts and casts metal as a brassfounder; Found′ing metal-casting; Found′ry Found′ery the art of founding or casting: the house where founding is carried on.

v.t. to lay the bottom or foundation of: to establish on a basis: to originate: to endow.—v.i. to rely.—ns. Foundā′tion the act of founding: the base of a building: the groundwork or basis: a permanent fund for a benevolent purpose or for some special object; Foundā′tioner one supported from the funds or foundation of an institution; Foundā′tion-mus′lin -net gummed fabrics used for stiffening dresses and bonnets; Foundātion-stone one of the stones forming the foundation of a building esp. a stone laid with public ceremony; Found′er one who founds establishes or originates: an endower:—fem. Found′ress.

a little child found deserted.—Foundling hospital an institution where such are brought up.





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