[foun-der-uh s] /ˈfaʊn dər əs/
likely to cause ; miry; swampy.
[found] /faʊnd/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of . 2. equipped, outfitted, or furnished: He bought a new boat, fully found. adjective 3. British. provided or furnished without additional charge, as to a tenant; included within the price, rent, etc. (often used postpositively): Room to let, laundry found. noun 4. something that […]
plural noun 1. the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787. 2. (often lowercase) any group of founders: the town’s founding fathers. A general name for male American patriots during the Revolutionary War, especially the signers of the Declaration of Independence and those who drafted the Constitution. John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, […]
[found-ling] /ˈfaʊnd lɪŋ/ noun 1. an infant or small child found abandoned; a child without a known parent or guardian. /ˈfaʊndlɪŋ/ noun 1. an abandoned infant whose parents are not known n. “deserted infant,” c.1300, from Middle English founden “found,” past participle of finden (see find (v.)) + diminutive suffix -ling. Cf. Dutch vondeling, German […]
noun 1. an institutional home for foundlings.