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Definition of Found

  • imp. & p. p. of Find.
  • To form by melting a metal, and pouring it into a mold; to cast.
  • A thin, single-cut file for combmakers.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • food and lodging provided in addition to money
  • use as a basis for; found on
  • set up or lay the groundwork for
  • set up or found
  • come upon unexpectedly or after searching

How to use found in a sentence. Found pronunciation.

Haven't I found his records here?
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Perhaps because David wore his hat always and the long coat with high collar like a Turk, or because Prince Kaid was an acute judge of human nature, and also because honesty was a thing he greatly desired-in others-and never found near his own person; however it was, he had set David high in his esteem at once.
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Into Nahoum's mind there flashed the words of an Arab teacher, "There is no refuge from God but God Himself," and he found himself blindly wondering, even as he felt Kaid's hand upon his beard and listened to the honeyed words, what manner of death was now preparing for him, and what death of his own contriving should intervene.
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He found the slight wound on the temple, then took the candle from Nahoum and held it close to the corner of the marble pedestal.
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Thus was their bargain made over the dead body; and Mizraim had an almost superstitious reverence for the fulfilment of a bond, the one virtue rarely found in the Oriental.
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In the morning Foorgat will be found dead in his bed!
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Would it be strange that Foorgat, who ever flew at fruit above his head, perilous to get or keep, should be found on forbidden ground, or in design upon it?
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David came to know a startling piece of news the next morning-that Foorgat Bey had died of heart-disease in his bed, and was so found by his servants.
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Has thee found in the past that thee is so soon forgotten?
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He had no pleasure in us, and in our deeds he found only stones of stumbling.
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In thee, Saadat, Kaid has found an honest man.
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It was a wonderful dream, in which he found the way, as he thought, to atone somewhat to this man for a dark injury done.
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Mizraim's eyes searched the room, and found Nahoum. "Pasha," he said to Nahoum, "may thy bones never return to dust, nor the light of thine eyes darken!
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In the morning he was found in bed at his own home.
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His treasure-places have been found?
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The sweetly piercing, resonant voice of the Muezzin rang far and commandingly on the clear evening air, and from bazaar and crowded street the faithful silently hurried to the mosques, leaving their slippers at the door, while others knelt where the call found them, and touched their foreheads to the ground.
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By instinct the man was a Mahdi, by heredity he was a voluptuary, that strange commingling of the religious and the evil found in so many criminals.
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More than once his death had been planned, but the dark design had come to light-now from the workers of the bazaars, whose wires of intelligence pierced everywhere; now from some hungry fellah whose yelek he had filled with cakes of dourha beside a bread-shop; now from Mahommed Hassan, who was for him a thousand eyes and feet and hands, who cooked his food, and gathered round him fellaheen or Copts or Soudanese or Nubians whom he himself had tested and found true, and ruled them with a hand of plenty and a rod of iron.
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The bridge-opener-when he found him he would take him into the desert and flay him alive; and find him he would.
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But now he had other and nearer things to occupy him, for in the fierce struggle towards the shore Lacey found himself failing, and falling down the stream.
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Examples of Found

Example #1
Isn't the house of the snail as much to him as the turtle's shell to the turtle?
Example #2
Then he would buy my Colisyum, and I wouldn't sell it for all his puffball lordship might offer.
Example #3
This esteem gave greater certainty that any backsheesh coming from the estate of Benn Claridge would not be sifted through many hands on its way to himself.
Example #4
They had respect for him more than for most Franks, because the Prince Pasha had honoured him with especial favour.
Example #5
Escape, he knew, there was none, if his death was determined on; for spies were everywhere, and slaves in the pay of Kaid were everywhere, and such as were not could be bought or compelled, even if he took refuge in the house of a foreign consul.
Example #6
How often in Egypt this gesture and such words were the prelude to assassination, from which there was no escape save by death itself.