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(of an institution or organization) Present participle for to establish or originate
“Steve Jobs would found Apple Computer in the garage of his Los Altos home in 1976.”
(of a settlement) Present participle for to plan and begin the building of
“The early Hohokam would found a series of small villages along the middle Gila River.”
Present participle for to base on a principle, idea, feeling or physical matter
“Seven key figures would found the United States on principles that directed the design of the Constitution.”
Present participle for to have discovered something either by chance or intention
“I looked hard for it and I finally found it!”
Present participle 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.”
Present participle for to have been aware
“I quickly found that being in such a toxic environment was not an easy exercise.”
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