founded


founded
[[t]fa͟ʊndɪd[/t]]
ADJ: v-link ADJ on n
If something is founded on a particular thing, it is based on it.
See also found

The criticisms are founded on facts as well as on convictions...

His game is founded on power and determination.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • founded — adj. based; often used as combining terms; as, well founded suspicions. Syn: based. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • founded — founded; un·founded; …   English syllables

  • founded on — index based on Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Founded — Found Found, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Founded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Founding}.] [F. fonder, L. fundare, fr. fundus bottom. See 1st {Bottom}, and cf. {Founder}, v. i., {Fund}.] 1. To lay the basis of; to set, or place, as on something solid, for support; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • founded — Based upon; arising from, growing out of, or resting upon; as in the expressions founded in fraud, founded on a consideration, founded on contract, and the like …   Black's law dictionary

  • founded — Based upon; arising from, growing out of, or resting upon; as in the expressions founded in fraud, founded on a consideration, founded on contract, and the like …   Black's law dictionary

  • Founded — 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. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • founded — 1. verb a) To set up; to launch; to institute. b) Use as a basis for; grounded on. 2. adjective Having a basis. She offered a well founded hypothesis …   Wiktionary

  • founded on — Synonyms and related words: absolute, adducible, admissible, attestative, attestive, authentic, based on, bolstered, borne, braced, buttressed, certain, circumstantial, conclusive, convincing, cumulative, damning, decisive, determinative,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • founded — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. organized, endowed, set up; see established 2 …   English dictionary for students


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