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1. found

verb. ['ˈfaʊnd'] set up or found.

Synonyms

  • establish
  • open
  • launch
  • set up

Antonyms

  • abolish
  • winterize
  • summerize
  • negate

Etymology

  • fondre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • founder (Anglo-Norman)
  • fundare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Found

  • ultrasound
  • propound
  • expound
  • compound
  • unwound
  • unsound
  • unbound
  • resound
  • renowned
  • redound
  • rebound
  • inbound
  • impound
  • astound
  • aground
  • surround
  • ground
  • frowned
  • drowned
  • crowned
  • browned
  • abound
  • wound
  • sound
  • round
  • 'round
  • pound
  • mound
  • hound
  • downed

How do you pronounce found?

Pronounce found as faʊnd.

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How do you spell found? Is it foudn ?

A common misspelling of found is foudn

Example sentences of the word found


1. Verb, past tense
Beyond calories, sodium is the most abundant nutrient found in many restaurant fountain drinks.

2. Verb, past participle
If the hole is too loose or too tight, try the other holes until a match is found.

Quotes containing the word found


1. I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
- Thomas A. Edison

2. You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
- Buddha

3. With all of you men out there who think that having a thousand different ladies is pretty cool, I have learned in my life I've found out that having one woman a thousand different times is much more satisfying.
- Wilt Chamberlain

2. well-found

adjective. having a full array of suitable equipment or furnishings.

Synonyms

  • well-appointed
  • furnished

Antonyms

  • unequipped
  • unarmed
  • unprepared

3. lost-and-found

noun. repository in a public building where lost articles can be kept until their owners reclaim them.

Synonyms

  • deposit
  • depository
  • depositary

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • nonpayment
  • withdraw
  • take

4. found

verb. ['ˈfaʊnd'] set up or lay the groundwork for.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • pioneer
  • establish
  • constitute
  • name
  • institute
  • plant
  • initiate
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • unbutton
  • detach
  • worsen
  • break

Etymology

  • fondre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • founder (Anglo-Norman)
  • fundare (Latin)

5. found

adjective. ['ˈfaʊnd'] come upon unexpectedly or after searching.

Synonyms

  • recovered

Antonyms

  • unwire
  • unlock

Etymology

  • fondre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • founder (Anglo-Norman)
  • fundare (Latin)

6. found

noun. ['ˈfaʊnd'] food and lodging provided in addition to money.

Synonyms

  • wage
  • salary
  • pay
  • remuneration

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • untie
  • unstaple
  • unbar

Etymology

  • fondre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • founder (Anglo-Norman)
  • fundare (Latin)

7. found

verb. ['ˈfaʊnd'] use as a basis for; found on.

Synonyms

  • establish
  • ground
  • build

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt

Etymology

  • fondre (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • founder (Anglo-Norman)
  • fundare (Latin)
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