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Synonyms for found
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. found(adj)

    food and lodging provided in addition to money

    "they worked for $30 and found"

    Antonyms:
    missing, lost, wasted, mislaid, stray, misplaced, straying, squandered, gone(p)

  2. found(verb)

    come upon unexpectedly or after searching

    "found art"; "the lost-and-found department"

    Antonyms:
    straying, stray, squandered, lost, missing, gone(p), mislaid, wasted, misplaced

  3. establish, set up, found, launch(verb)

    set up or found

    "She set up a literacy program"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, put together, set in motion, lay down, prepare, institute, instal, piece, tack, show, fix, establish, put in, base, gear up, put up, frame, entrap, make, arrange, ground, plant, give, order, erect, ensnare, raise, lay out, launch, pitch, prove, plunge, shew, ready, set up, demonstrate, put, effect, effectuate, install, rear, assemble, constitute, set, rig, build

    Antonyms:
    squandered, straying, misplaced, lost, gone(p), missing, stray, mislaid, wasted

  4. establish, found, plant, constitute, institute(verb)

    set up or lay the groundwork for

    "establish a new department"

    Synonyms:
    engraft, demonstrate, name, ground, implant, set up, install, be, set, base, institute, instal, launch, build, appoint, imbed, comprise, prove, represent, form, give, plant, shew, lay down, embed, establish, make up, bring, nominate, make, show, constitute

    Antonyms:
    lost, stray, gone(p), wasted, missing, mislaid, misplaced, straying, squandered

  5. establish, base, ground, found(verb)

    use as a basis for; found on

    "base a claim on some observation"

    Synonyms:
    demonstrate, ground, set up, install, strand, base, institute, instal, launch, build, prove, free-base, give, run aground, plant, shew, undercoat, lay down, establish, prime, anchor, make, show, constitute

    Antonyms:
    gone(p), lost, straying, stray, misplaced, mislaid, missing, wasted, squandered

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. found

    Synonyms:
    establish, institute, fix, set, build, set up, base, endow, rest, ground, plant, root

    Antonyms:
    disestablish, subvert, supplant, uproot

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. found(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    base, set, fix, place, ground, lay the foundation of

  2. found(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    build, construct, erect, raise

  3. found(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    establish, institute, originate

  4. found(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cast, form in a mould

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. found(v)

    Synonyms:
    establish, plant, institute, cast, form, mould

How to pronounce found?

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How to say found in sign language?

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How to use found in a sentence?

  1. Kate Wynne:

    It is really perplexing for a number of reasons, they appear to have all died around the same time. And the strange thing is they are all one species, with the exception of one dead humpback whale found in a different location.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Some chase the scorching flame of love their entire lives without ever finding it; sustained romantic relationships have eluded them but their search continued. A friend once told me that he had never found true love. Had he searched instead for the rationale love had eluded him, then maybe the answers would have provided a clearer path toward a sustainable flame. He was selfish.

  3. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance:

    For nearly 23 years, Roslyn Pilmar and Evan Wald evaded justice for Roslyn Pilmar and Evan Wald gruesome crime and thought Roslyn Pilmar and Evan Wald would get away with it, but today, a jury rightfully found Roslyn Pilmar and Evan Wald guilty of Murder in the Second Degree for planning Mr. Pilmar's murder together and acting in concert to carry out the cold-blooded killing, i thank the prosecutors in my Office's Cold Case and Forensic Sciences Unit and NYPD detectives for more than two decades of dedication to this case and ensuring that Howard's death was never forgotten.

  4. Professor Karsten Koenig:

    So far we've got interesting results from three astronauts. It seems that there is a strong production of collagen; so suddenly these astronauts have more collagen. It means there is some sort of anti-ageing effect, at least in the dermis - the lower part of the skin. And we found that the epidermis, in particular the part of the living cells, that this epidermis is shrinking, so the skin gets thinner, so far we have no explanation yet, and we are waiting for the other astronauts to figure out what's going on and maybe to try to figure out how we can protect, how we can help so that this epidermis is not shrinking.

  5. Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless:

    We talked to women. We talked to men. We found in Trevor the best person for the job.


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