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Adjective
Having a basis
Adjective
Beaten into shape
Verb
To have set up on a long-term basis
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“Steve Jobs would found Apple Computer in the garage of his Los Altos home in 1976.”
Verb
Past tense for to have discovered something either by chance or intention
“I looked hard for it and I finally found it!”
Verb
Past tense for to have recovered something that has been misplaced, stolen, or hidden away
“Thanos found the Infinity Stones and gathered them into his Infinity Gauntlet after a bloody campaign.”
Verb
Past tense for to have attained or achieved
“When the littlest things started to excite me, that's when I knew I had found happiness in life.”
Verb
Past tense for to have come up with
“It took me a long time, but I finally found a cure for the debilitating disease.”
Verb
Past tense for to have mustered
“Despite experiencing immense pain in his legs, he found enough strength to finish the race.”
Verb
Past tense for to have been aware
“I quickly found that being in such a toxic environment was not an easy exercise.”
Verb
Past tense for to have considered
“I found it ironic that the colors red, white, and blue stand for freedom until they start flashing behind you.”
Verb
Past tense for to have determined or judged
“I found the defendant to be highly hostile while being questioned.”
Verb
Past tense for to have received a particular treatment
“I found nothing but trouble with that group of scoundrels.”
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