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found (wage)

Definition:

food and lodging provided in addition to money

Class:

possession noun (possession and transfer of possession)

Plural:

founds

Type of:

wage » regular payment » payment » cost

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Usage example:

they worked for $30 and found

Etymology:

Middle English funden from Old English funden, past participle of findan |...
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

All senses of found...

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

found | find | find oneself [sense-specific] | find one's feet [sense-specific] | cast [synonym, sense-specific] | realize [synonym, sense-specific] | consider [synonym, sense-specific] | findable [adjective, derived]

[past tense] "find" | furnished, or fitted out | [British] with meals, heating, bed linen, etc, provided without extra charge (especially in the ... (21 of 928 words, 21 definitions, 20 usage examples, pronunciations)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

find [transitive] | found [past tense] | finding [present participle] | finds [3rd-person singular present] | find its way | find your feet | find yourself somewhere | find your way | be found

to discover something, or to see where it's by searching for it ; to ... | to get something | to experience an emotion that you have not experienced ... (27 of 519 words, 11 definitions, 31 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/find

found [transitive, often passive] | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle] | founds [3rd-person singular present] | be founded on/upon

to start an organization, company, political party etc ; to start an ... | "be founded on/upon": to be based on a particular idea, principle, fact, or ... (26 of 104 words, 2 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/found

Merriam-Webster:

find [entry 1, verb] | found [past tense] | finding [present participle] | find fault | provide [synonym, sense-specific] | encounter [synonym, sense-specific] | attain [synonym, sense-specific] | experience [synonym, sense-specific] | reach [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

to come upon often accidentally; "encounter" ; to meet with (a particular reception) | to come upon by searching or effort ; to discover by study or ... (26 of 421 words, 7 definitions, 11 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/find

found [entry 2, adjective]

having all usual, standard, or reasonably expected equipment | presented as or incorporated into an artistic work essentially as found (19 of 51 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/found show=1

found [entry 3, noun]

free food and lodging in addition to wages (8 of 28 words, 1 usage example)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/found show=2

found [entry 4, verb] | base [synonym, sense-specific]

to take the first steps in building | to set or ground on something solid; "base" | to establish (as an institution) often with provision for future ... (25 of 59 words, 3 definitions)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/found show=3

found [entry 5, verb]

to melt (as metal) and pour into a mold (9 of 39 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/found show=4

Cambridge Dictionary:

find [entry 1] | found [past tense] | be found | find your way | find fault with | find yourself

to discover, especially where a thing or person is, either unexpectedly or by searching, or to discover where to get or how to achieve something | to ... (26 of 331 words, 7 definitions, 20 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/find 1

found [entry 2]

to bring something into existence (5 of 52 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/found 2

found [entry 3]

[specialized] to build a support in the ground for a large structure such as a building or road | to base a belief, claim, idea, etc. on something (27 of 71 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/found 3

Random House Dictionary:

found

past tense and past participle of "find". | equipped, outfitted, or furnished. | [British] provided or furnished without additional charge, as to a ... (21 of 167 words, 10 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/found

New World Dictionary:

found

"find" | designating something displayed as a work of art (or presented as a poem) that is actually a natural object or ordinary man-made article (or ... (25 of 161 words, 7 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Oxford Dictionary:

found [entry 1]

past and past participle of "find" | having been discovered by chance or unexpectedly. | (of an object or sound) collected in its natural state and ... (24 of 91 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/found

found [entry 2] | be founded on/upon

establish or originate (an institution or organization) | plan and begin the building of (a settlement) | (usually "be founded on/upon") : base ... (21 of 109 words, 4 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/found--2

found [entry 3]

melt and mould (metal). | fuse (materials) to make glass. | make (an article) by melting and moulding metal. (17 of 58 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/found--3

American Heritage Dictionary:

found | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle] | founds [3rd-person singular present]

To establish or set up, especially with provision for continuing existence | To establish the foundation or basis of; base | To melt (metal) and pour ... (24 of 102 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/found

Wiktionary:

found | founds [plural] | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle]

Food and lodging, board. | simple past tense and past participle of find | To begin building. | To start some type of organization or company. | [transitive] To melt, especially of metal in an industrial setting. | [transitive] To form by melting a... (39 of 76 words, 7 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/found

Wikipedia:

Salary

a form of periodic payment from an employer to an employee, which may be specified in an employment contract. It's contrasted with piece wages, where each job, hour or other unit is paid separately, rather than on a periodic basis. From the point of a ... (45 of 4978 words)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

wage and salary [economics] | wage | salary

income derived from human labour. Technically, wages and salaries cover all compensation made to employees for either physical or mental work, but ... (22 of 689 words, 4 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/633855​/wage-and-salary

Encarta Dictionary:

find | finds [plural] | found [past tense] | finding [present participle]

to discover something or somebody after a search | to recover something after losing it | to realize, understand, or locate something for the first ... (23 of 387 words, 13 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861611521​/definition​.html  [offline]

found [entry 1] | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle] | founds [3rd-person singular present]

to establish and organize something for the future such as an institution or business | to support something such as a conclusion with evidence or ... (24 of 65 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861613174​/definition​.html  [offline]

found [entry 2] | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle] | founds [3rd-person singular present]

to cast something, especially metal or glass, by melting it and pouring it into a mold | to produce objects such as machine parts by melting metal or ... (27 of 77 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861613172​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

New World Dictionary:

found

Origin: Middle English funden from Old English funden, past participle of findan | Middle English founden from Old French ... (17 of 59 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/found

Collins Dictionary:

found | find

First use: 13th century | 14th century

Origin: from Old French fonder, from Latin fundāre, from fundus bottom | from Old French fondre, from Latin fundere to melt ... (23 of 39 etymology words)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/found

American Heritage Dictionary:

found | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle] | founds [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English founden, from Old French fonder, from Latin fundāre, from fundus, bottom. | Middle English ... (15 of 28 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/found

Wiktionary:

found | founds [plural] | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle]

Origin: see find. | Anglo-Norman founder (French: fonder), from Latin fundare. | Middle French fondre.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/found

Oxford Dictionary:

found [entry 2] | be founded on/upon

Origin: Middle English: from Old French fonder, from Latin fundare, from fundus "bottom, base"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/found--2

found [entry 3]

First use: early 16th century

Origin: French fondre, from Latin fundere "melt, pour"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/found--3

Merriam-Webster:

found [entry 4, verb]

First use: 13th century

Origin: Middle English, from Anglo-French funder, fonder, from Latin fundare, from fundus bottom

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/found show=3

found [entry 5, verb]

First use: 1562

Origin: Middle French fondre to pour, melt, from Latin fundere; akin to Old English gēotan to pour, Greek chein

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/found show=4

Encarta Dictionary:

found [entry 1] | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle] | founds [3rd-person singular present]

First use: 13th century

Origin: French fonder from Latin fundare from fundus "bottom, base"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861613174​/definition​.html  [offline]

found [entry 2] | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle] | founds [3rd-person singular present]

First use: 14th century

Origin: French fondre "dissolve and blend" from Latin fundere "pour, melt"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861613172​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

found | founds [plural] | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "found"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/found

Collins Dictionary:

found | find

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "found"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/found

Macmillan British Dictionary:

found [transitive, often passive] | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle] | founds [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "found"

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found

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

found [transitive, often passive] | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle] | founds [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "found"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/found

Cambridge Dictionary:

found [entry 3]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "found"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "found"

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the Free Dictionary:

found

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "found"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "found"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "found" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

found | founded [past tense] | founding [present participle] | founds [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: English pronunciation of "found"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

found

Audio: North American pronunciation of "found"

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found

Audio: North American pronunciation of "found"

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YourDictionary Audio:

found

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "found" by speech synthesizer

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freedictionary.org:

Found

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