founded meaning


    Definition of founded in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. past participle of found.
      1. (nonstandard, childish) simple past tense and past participle of find.
        1. To set up; to launch; to institute.
          1. Use as a basis for; grounded on.
          2. AdjectiveCOMmore foundedSUPmost founded
            1. Having a basis.
              1. She offered a well-founded hypothesis.
          3. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • It is the creation of a verist, of a naturalist, founded on a clear and intimate perception of nature.
              • Protagonists in social struggles, national liberation movements, and campaigns for citizens' rights, they invariably founded totalitarian, oppressive, and liberticidal regimes.
              • On such openheartedness was their marriage founded that concealment or archness was unthinkable.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Verbs
                • Verb forms
                  • Participles
                    • Past participles
                    • Verb simple past forms

                Other Vocabulary

                Look-Alike Words
                1. en wounded
                2. en sounded
                3. en rounded
                4. en bounded
                5. en founder
                Source: Wiktionary

                Meaning of founded for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "founded" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
                Difficultness: Level 1
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                Definiteness: Level 1
                Definite    ➨     Versatile