Synonyms for founded

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Of the original monastery, founded in 1140, hardly a trace remains.

Because it must be founded in good nature, and directed by a right heart.

Secondly, I cannot perceive any force in the arguments on which this theory is founded.

The play is founded on the old classical story of Apollo and Daphne.

As I think I have remarked elsewhere, the Republic is founded on the plough.

It was not founded in "consent" of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, and their wives.

It was Antisthenes who founded this school, or rather this order.

Then the observation, I will be bold to say, is founded in truth and nature.

It did not occur to him that this fearlessness was founded upon experience and knowledge.

Whenever a new dynasty is founded, his holy form may be seen.

WORD ORIGIN

"establish," late 13c., from Old French founder (12c., Modern French fonder), from Latin fundare "to lay the bottom or foundation of something," from fundus "bottom, foundation" (see fund (n.)). Related: Founded; founding. Phrase founding fathers with reference to the creators of the American republic is attested from 1916.

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established

adjectiveset up to endure
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