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  1. found
    IPA[found]
    • 1. past and past participle of find

    adjective

    • 1. having been discovered by chance or unexpectedly.

    • 2. (of an object or sound) collected in its natural state and presented in a new context as part of a work of art or piece of music:

      collages of found photos
    • 3. (of art) comprising or making use of found objects.

    • 4. (of poetry) formed by taking a piece of non-poetic text and reinterpreting its structure metrically.

    • 5. (of a ship) equipped; supplied:

      the ship was two years old, well found and seaworthy
    • verb

      establish or originate (an institution or organization), especially by providing an endowment:

      plan and begin the building of (a town or colony):

    • verb

      melt and mold (metal).

      fuse (materials) to make glass.

    • verb

      past and past participle of find
    • adjective

      having been discovered by chance or unexpectedly.

      (of an object or sound) collected in its natural state and presented in a new context as part of a work of art or piece of music:

    • verb

      establish or originate (an institution or organization):

      plan and begin the building of (a settlement):

    • verb

      melt and mould (metal).

      fuse (materials) to make glass.

    • verb

      discover or perceive by chance or unexpectedly:

      discover (someone or something) after a deliberate search:

    • noun

      a discovery of something valuable, typically something of archaeological interest:

      a person who is discovered to be useful or interesting in some way:

    • verb

      discover or perceive by chance or unexpectedly:

      discover after a deliberate search:

    • noun

      a discovery of something valuable, typically something of archaeological interest:

      a person who is discovered to be useful or interesting in some way:

    • noun

      objet trouvé.
    • (of an employee's wages) with board and lodging provided free
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