Crossword clues for found
- Stumbled upon
- Stumbled on to
- No longer lost
- Lost partner?
- The substance of "Eureka!"
- New ___ Glory
- Lost partner
- Lost no more
- Lost and __ department
- Add vertical line 1 (word 1) and vertical line 15 (word 3) and enter the answer to the resulting clue on this line
- Heads of local office to set up and initiate office at station?
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Found \Found\, imp. & p. p. of Find.
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. ``Whereof to found their engines.''
Found \Found\, n. A thin, single-cut file for combmakers.
Find \Find\ (f[imac]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Found (found); p. pr. & vb. n. Finding.] [AS. findan; akin to D. vinden, OS. & OHG. findan, G. finden, Dan. finde, icel. & Sw. finna, Goth. fin[thorn]an; and perh. to L. petere to seek, Gr. pi`ptein to fall, Skr. pat to fall, fly, E. petition.]
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.
In woods and forests thou art found.
To learn by experience or trial; to perceive; to experience; to discover by the intellect or the feelings; to detect; to feel. ``I find you passing gentle.''
The torrid zone is now found habitable.
To come upon by seeking; as, to find something lost.
To discover by sounding; as, to find bottom.
To discover by study or experiment direct to an object or end; as, water is found to be a compound substance.
To gain, as the object of desire or effort; as, to find leisure; to find means.
To attain to; to arrive at; to acquire.
Seek, and ye shall find.
--Matt. vii. 7.
Every mountain now hath found a tongue.
To provide for; to supply; to furnish; as, to find food for workemen; he finds his nephew in money.
Wages [pounds]14 and all found.
Nothing a day and find yourself.
To arrive at, as a conclusion; to determine as true; to establish; as, to find a verdict; to find a true bill (of indictment) against an accused person.
To find his title with some shows of truth.
To find out, to detect (a thief); to discover (a secret) -- to solve or unriddle (a parable or enigma); to understand. ``Canst thou by searching find out God?''
--Job. xi. 7. ``We do hope to find out all your tricks.''
To find fault with, to blame; to censure.
To find one's self, to be; to fare; -- often used in speaking of health; as, how do you find yourself this morning?
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"lay the basis of, establish," late 13c., from Old French fonder "found, establish; set, place; fashion, make" (12c.), from Latin fundare "to lay the bottom or foundation" of something, from fundus "bottom, foundation" (see fund (n.)). Related: Founded; founding. Phrase founding fathers with reference to the creators of the American republic is attested from 1916.
"to cast metal," late 14c., originally "to mix, mingle," from Old French fondre "pour out, melt, smelt" (12c.), from Latin fundere (past participle fusus) "melt, cast, pour out," from PIE root *gheu- "to pour" (cognates: Greek khein "to pour," khoane "funnel," khymos "juice;" Gothic giutan, German gießen, Old English geotan "to pour;" Old English guttas (plural) "bowels, entrails;" Old Norse geysa "to gush;" German Gosse "gutter, drain"). Meaning "to cast metal" is from 1560s. Related: Founded; founding.
"discovered," late 14c., past participle adjective from find (v.). Expression and found attached to the wages or charges in old advertisements for job openings, travelling berths, etc., indicates that meals are provided. It comes from the expression to find one's self "to provide for one's self." "When a laborer engages to provide himself with victuals, he is said to find himself, or to receive day wages" [Bartlett, "Dictionary of Americanisms," 1848]. Hence, so much and found for "wages + meals provided."
Etymology 1 n. Food and lodging, board. vb. (en-pastfind) Etymology 2
vb. 1 To begin building. 2 To start some type of organization or company. Etymology 3
vb. 1 (context transitive English) To melt, especially of metal in an industry setting. 2 (context transitive English) To form by melting a metal and pouring it into a mould; to cast. Etymology 4
n. A thin, single-cut file for comb-makers.
adj. come upon unexpectedly or after searching; "found art"; "the lost-and-found department" [ant: lost]
n. food and lodging provided in addition to money; "they worked for $30 and found"
v. come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day" [syn: happen, chance, bump, encounter]
after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; "find the product of two numbers"; "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize" [syn: determine, find out, ascertain]
come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; "I feel that he doesn't like me"; "I find him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining" [syn: feel]
perceive or be contemporaneous with; "We found Republicans winning the offices"; "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"; "I want to see results"; "The 1960 saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions"; "I want to see results" [syn: witness, see]
get something or somebody for a specific purpose; "I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener"; "I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing"; "The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter" [syn: line up, get hold, come up]
make a discovery, make a new finding; "Roentgen discovered X-rays"; "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle" [syn: discover]
make a discovery; "She found that he had lied to her"; "The story is false, so far as I can discover" [syn: discover]
obtain through effort or management; "She found the time and energy to take care of her aging parents"; "We found the money to send our sons to college"
decide on and make a declaration about; "find someone guilty" [syn: rule]
receive a specified treatment (abstract); "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"; "His movie received a good review"; "I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions" [syn: receive, get, obtain, incur]
perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place; "I found myself in a difficult situation"; "When he woke up, he found himself in a hospital room"
succeed in reaching; arrive at; "The arrrow found its mark"
accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation; "My son went to Berkeley to find himself" [syn: find oneself]
Found is an unfinished oil painting by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, now in the Delaware Art Museum. The painting is Rossetti's only treatment in oil of a contemporary moral subject, urban prostitution, and although the work remained incomplete at Rossetti's death in 1882, he always considered it one of his most important works, returning to it many times from the mid-1850s until the year before his death.
Found is the third studio album by American pop/rock band Push Play. It was released on 29 September 2009.
Found (stylized as found.) is a 2012 horror film written and directed by Scott Schirmer. It is based on the novel of the same name by Todd Rigney. The October People picked up the distribution rights in 2014 after playing at various film festivals.
FOUND are an experimental pop band and arts collective from Edinburgh, Scotland. The founding members, Ziggy Campbell, Tommy Perman and Kevin Sim met while studying fine art at Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen. They began working on sound art installations together whilst in their final year at college in 2001. Each project they do is given a catalogue number and documented on their website.
In 2005 they formed a band in order to play live music at the openings of their Stop Look Listen exhibition tour (which toured from Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen to The Meffan, Forfar and the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh).
They recruited the keyboardist Gavin Sutherland in 2005, and then Alan Stockdale joined on drums and percussion at the beginning of 2006.
In 2006, FOUND released their debut single, "Mullokian" (SP4502), and album, Found Can Move (SPCD01), on Tommy Perman's label Surface Pressure Records. They released two more singles from that album: "Static 68" on the Scottish label Creeping Bent and "Synth Like Minds" on the Hamburg based label, Aufgeladen Und Bereit.
In October 2006, FOUND took part in the inaugural BBC Electric Proms with an unusual collaboration with multimedia comedians, (nobleandsilver).
In 2007, FOUND were commissioned to create a major sound installation to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. They produced a piece called Etiquette, which was funded by the PRSFoundation's award for new music and uses some of the technology developed by Reactable. Etiquette was displayed at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop's Magazine 07 exhibition, during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Newhaven, Edinburgh.
In 2009, together with Simon Kirby from the University of Edinburgh, FOUND created Cybraphon, an "autonomous emotional robot band" in a wardrobe, for which they won a BAFTA.
FOUND's second album, This Mess We Keep Reshaping (FNC-085), was released on Fence Records (also see the Fence Collective).
The first two FOUND albums have been supported by the Scottish Arts Council.
The group released their third album Factorycraft on Chemikal Underground in March 2011. After some line-up changes, the group, now a duo of Campbell and Sim released their fourth album CLONING in November 2015. The group released their fifth studio album Terra Nova on the 1st July 2016.
Found may refer to:
- Found Aircraft, an aircraft manufacturer based in Ontario, Canada
- Found (album), a 2009 album by American pop/rock band Push Play
- Found (band), an experimental pop band from Edinburgh, Scotland
- Found (film), a 2012 horror film
- Found (novel), a 2008 young adult science fiction novel by Margaret Peterson Haddix
- Found object, art created from undisguised, but often modified, objects or products that are not normally considered art
- Found (Rossetti), an unfinished oil painting by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
- Found (horse), Irish-trained thoroughbred racehorse foaled in 2012
- "Found", a 2010 episode of NCIS: Los Angeles
Found (foaled 13 March 2012) is an Irish Thoroughbred racehorse. Sired by Galileo out of the mare Red Evie she represents the Coolmore Stud organisation and is trained by Aidan O'Brien. In 2014 she won a strong maiden race on her debut and then finished third in the Moyglare Stud Stakes before winning the Prix Marcel Boussac. She was rated the equal-best two-year-old filly to race in Europe in 2014. In 2015 she finished second in her first three starts (including the Irish 1000 Guineas and the Coronation Stakes) before winning the Royal Whip Stakes. She then finished second in the Irish Champion Stakes, ninth in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and second in the Champion Stakes. She ended her season by becoming the first three-year-old filly to win the Breeders' Cup Turf at Keeneland. At four she won the Mooresbridge Stakes and finished second in the Tattersalls Gold Cup, Coronation Cup and Prince of Wales's Stakes.
Usage examples of "found".
Rykor found it aberrational that the Emperor could believe that poverty could be cured by putting the poor in uniforms.
I have not found the damsel ere ye turn back, I must needs abide in this land searching for her.
And although, as has been said, a person who is found to be suspected in this way is not to be branded as a heretic, yet he must undergo a canonical purgation, or he must be caused to pronounce a solemn abjuration as in the case of one convicted of a slight heresy.
On examination, we found a very varicose or enlarged condition of the left spermatic veins, and gave it as our opinion that the seminal loss was wholly due to this abnormal condition and could only be cured by an operation that would remove the varicocele.
Finally, he points out the practical bearing of the subject--for example, the probability of calculus causing sudden suppression of urine in such cases--and also the danger of surgical interference, and suggests the possibility of diagnosing the condition by ascertaining the absence of the opening of one ureter in the bladder by means of the cystoscope, and also the likelihood of its occurring where any abnormality of the genital organs is found, especially if this be unilateral.
For a long time the abnormality was not believed to exist, and some of the observers denied the proof by postmortem examination of any of the cases so diagnosed, but there is at present no doubt of the fact,--three, four, and five testicles having been found at autopsies.
Ed Garrety had not called there, but we found an abo who had seen the dust streamer of a vehicle heading for the Walgun homestead shortly after sundown.
As to them of the Dry Tree, though some few of them abode in the kingdom, and became great there, the more part of them went back to the wildwood and lived the old life of the Wood, as we had found them living it aforetime.
The three of us went first to check on the pool, and found it gratifying abrim with repulsive brown water, wide and deep enough to have submerged our truck.
It was found that the womb had been ruptured and the child killed, for in several days it was delivered in a putrid mass, partly through the natural passage and partly through an abscess opening in the abdominal wall.
At the autopsy it was found that an abscess communicating with the trachea had been formed in the pharynx and esophagus.
If he smoked too many cigarettes and drank too much absinth it was because he took civilization as he found it, and did the things that he found his civilized brothers doing.
Tim had always found himself especially attuned to the deserted charms of Candie Gardens in winter, enjoying the bare traceries of the trees and the widened harbour view, the few points of colour against the monochrome background - the red and pink of the camellias near the top gate, the hanging yellow bells of the winter-flowering abutilon with their red clappers, even the iridescence of the mallard drake circling the largest of the ponds with his speckled mate.
The siege on Glenn Abies is just one phase of a series of strategic federal assassinations, beginning with the murder of Order founder Robert Matthews and including the recent massacre at Waco.
Banish was standing across the barn, near where the Abies girl had been found.