Found

Definition of Found

imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. of Find.
v. t.1.To form by melting a metal, and pouring it into a mold; to cast.
[imp. & p. p. Founded; p. pr. & vb. n. Founding.]
n.1.A thin, single-cut file for combmakers.
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Founded; p. pr. & vb. n. Founding.]
I had else been perfect,
Whole as the marble, founded as the rock.
- Shak.
A man that all his time
Hath founded his good fortunes on your love.
- Shak.
It fell not, for it was founded on a rock.
- Matt. vii. 25.
2.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.
There they shall found
Their government, and their great senate choose.
- Milton.

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