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Found vs. Formed

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Foundverb

simple past tense and past participle of find

Formedverb

simple past tense and past participle of form

Foundverb

(transitive) To start (an institution or organization).

Formedadjective

Arranged, as stars in a constellation; as, formed stars.

Foundverb

(transitive) To begin building.

Formedadjective

Having structure; capable of growth and development; organized; as, the formed or organized ferments. See Ferment, n.

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Foundverb

To melt, especially of metal in an industrial setting.

Formedadjective

clearly defined;

‘I have no formed opinion about the chances of success’;

Foundverb

To form by melting a metal and pouring it into a mould; to cast.

Formedadjective

having or given a form or shape

Foundnoun

(obsolete) Food and lodging; board.

Formedadjective

formed in the mind

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Found

imp. & p. p. of Find.

Formedadjective

having taken on a definite arrangement;

‘cheerleaders were formed into letters’; ‘we saw troops formed into columns’;

Foundverb

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

Formedadjective

fully developed as by discipline or training;

‘a fully formed literary style’;

Foundverb

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.’; ‘A man that all his timeHath founded his good fortunes on your love.’; ‘It fell not, for it was founded on a rock.’;

Foundverb

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 foundTheir government, and their great senate choose.’;

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Foundnoun

A thin, single-cut file for combmakers.

Foundnoun

food and lodging provided in addition to money;

‘they worked for $30 and found’;

Foundverb

set up or found;

‘She set up a literacy program’;

Foundverb

set up or lay the groundwork for;

‘establish a new department’;

Foundverb

use as a basis for; found on;

‘base a claim on some observation’;

Foundadjective

come upon unexpectedly or after searching;

‘found art’; ‘the lost-and-found department’;

Foundverb

past and past participle of find

Foundverb

establish or originate (an institution or organization)

‘the monastery was founded in 1665’;

Foundverb

plan and begin the building of (a settlement)

‘William Penn founded Pennsylvania’;

Foundverb

base (something) on a particular principle, idea, or feeling

‘a society founded on the highest principles of religion and education’;

Foundverb

serve as a basis for

‘the company's fortunes are founded on its minerals business’;

Foundverb

melt and mould (metal).

Foundverb

fuse (materials) to make glass.

Foundverb

make (an article) by melting and moulding metal.

Foundadjective

having been discovered by chance or unexpectedly.

Foundadjective

(of an object or sound) collected in its natural state and presented in a new context as part of a work of art or piece of music

‘collages of found photos’;

Foundadjective

(of art) comprising or making use of found objects.

Foundadjective

(of poetry) formed by taking a piece of non-poetic text and reinterpreting its structure metrically.

Foundadjective

(of a ship) equipped

‘the ship was well found and seaworthy’;

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