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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
found
adj
  1. come upon unexpectedly or after searching; "found art"; "the lost-and-found department"
    Antonym(s): lost
n
  1. food and lodging provided in addition to money; "they worked for $30 and found"
v
  1. set up or found; "She set up a literacy program" [syn: establish, set up, found, launch]
    Antonym(s): abolish, get rid of
  2. set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
    Synonym(s): establish, found, plant, constitute, institute
  3. use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation"
    Synonym(s): establish, base, ground, found
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Find \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. [bd]I find you passing gentle.[b8]
            --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.
                                                                              7.
  
                           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 [9c]14 and all found.               --London
                                                                              Times.
  
                     Nothing a day and find yourself.         --Dickens.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Found \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. [bd]Whereof to found their engines.[b8] --Milton.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Found \Found\,
      imp. & p. p. of {Find}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Found \Found\, n.
      A thin, single-cut file for combmakers.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Found \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.
                                                                              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.
  
      Syn: To base; ground; institute; establish; fix. See
               {Predicate}.
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