found found  /ˈfaʊnd/


  1. (n) the act of discovering something
  2. (v) come upon, as if by accident; meet with
  3. (v) discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
  4. (v) come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost
  5. (v) establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
  6. (v) come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
  7. (v) perceive or be contemporaneous with
  8. (v) get something or somebody for a specific purpose
  9. (v) make a discovery, make a new finding
  10. (v) make a discovery
  11. (v) obtain through effort or management
  12. (v) decide on and make a declaration about
  13. (v) receive a specified treatment (abstract)
  14. (v) perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place
  15. (v) get or find back; recover the use of
  16. (v) succeed in reaching; arrive at
  17. (v) accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation
  18. (n) food and lodging provided in addition to money
  19. (v) set up or found
  20. (v) set up or lay the groundwork for
  21. (v) use as a basis for; found on
  22. (adj) come upon unexpectedly or after searching
  23. (n) a productive insight


  1. When Andrew's wife Hayley Wolff Kissel filed for divorce in February 2005, she found herself among an assortment of creditors vying for the couple's assets.
  2. How Journey found Pineda is a Cinderella tale of the Internet era.
  3. Even the experts are stumped by the classification of a tiny bug found under a sycamore tree.


  1. Tourist found in downtown LA hotel water tank died from accidental drowning: LA coroner

    A tourist found in a water tank in downtown's Cecil Hotel died from an accidental drowning, the coroner says.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KABC-TV Los Angeles

  2. Body found near Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's home ruled a homicide

    A body found about one mile from the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been ruled a homicide, prosecutors said.The body of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd was found about one mile from the home of the New England Patriots tight end in an undeveloped area, Bristol District Attorney Samuel Sutter’s office said.Hernandez, who signed a five-year contract with the Patriots a year ago ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Remains found at late mobster's NY home believed to be human

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investigators have found what they believe are human remains in a search of the former home of late New York mobster Jimmy Burke, suspected mastermind of the 1978 Lufthansa cargo heist, New York City Medical Examiner spokeswoman Ellen Borakove told Reuters on Thursday. She said the medical examiner's Office is checking material FBI agents scouring the Queens home found a day ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "Over the last week I listened to you," she said, "and in the process I found my own voice."
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Newsweek

  2. Antiquities chief Zahi Hawass says the new findings are "the most distinguished tombs ever found from the Old Kingdom,"
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Zahi Hawass Source: The Associated Press

  3. McCain said that in his vice-presidential pick Palin he had "found just the right partner to help me shake up Washington''." "She has executive experience and a real record of accomplishment,'' he said, noting that she knows where she comes...
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: John McCain Source: The Australian

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