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FoundFind Find, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Found; p. pr. & vb. n.
Finding.] [AS. findan; akin to D. vinden, OS. & OHG.
findan, G. finden, Dan. finde, icel. & Sw. finna, Goth.
fin?an; and perh. to L. petere to seek, Gr. ? to fall, Skr.
pat to fall, fly, E. petition.]
1. To meet with, or light upon, accidentally; to gain the
first sight or knowledge of, as of something new, or
unknown; hence, to fall in with, as a person.
Searching the window for a flint, I found This
paper, thus sealed up. --Shak.
In woods and forests thou art found. --Cowley.
2. To learn by experience or trial; to perceive; to
experience; to discover by the intellect or the feelings;
to detect; to feel. ``I find you passing gentle.' --Shak.
The torrid zone is now found habitable. --Cowley.
3. To come upon by seeking; as, to find something lost.
(a) To discover by sounding; as, to find bottom.
(b) To discover by study or experiment direct to an object
or end; as, water is found to be a compound substance.
(c) To gain, as the object of desire or effort; as, to
find leisure; to find means.
(d) To attain to; to arrive at; to acquire.
Seek, and ye shall find. --Matt. vii.
Every mountain now hath found a tongue. --Byron.
4. To provide for; to supply; to furnish; as, to find food
for workemen; he finds his nephew in money.
Wages [pounds]14 and all found. --London
Nothing a day and find yourself. --Dickens. FoundFound Found,
imp. & p. p. of Find. FoundFound Found, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Founded; p. pr. & vb. n.
Founding.] [F. fondre, L. fundere to found, pour.]
To form by melting a metal, and pouring it into a mold; to
cast. ``Whereof to found their engines.' --Milton.
Found Found, n.
A thin, single-cut file for combmakers.
FoundFound Found, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Founded; p. pr. & vb. n.
Founding.] [F. fonder, L. fundare, fr. fundus bottom. See
1st Bottom, and cf. Founder, v. i., Fund.]
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.
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.
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.
Syn: To base; ground; institute; establish; fix. See
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