Establish and Found


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Establish verb – To be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of.
Usage example: established the first school for the education of Native Americans

Found is a synonym for establish in set up topic. In some cases you can use "Found" instead the word "Establish" as a verb or an adjective, when it comes to topics like origin, deed, start, over. popular alternative
Nearby Words: establishment, establishing
Synonyms for Establish


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Found verb – To be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of.
Usage example: John Harvard did not actually found the university that now bears his name

Establish is a synonym for found in activity topic. You can use "Establish" instead a verb "Found", if it concerns topics such as origin, base, deed, start. popular alternative
Synonyms for Found

Common collocations

life establish life found life
man establish man found man
peace establish peace found peace
family establish family found family
Other nouns: place, colony, time, world, home, kingdom, city.

Both words in one sentence

  • Webcomic / Broodhollow The Worf Effect: Maris of the Bottlefly Boys is found dead in the snow, likely to establish the deadliness of a yet-unknown villain.
  • Film / House of Dracula However, earlier movies establish that Talbot revives when his corpse is exposed to moonlight, and a case can be made for his body being found and getting exposed again.
  • Glickman's first appearance sees him tracking down and murdering a man who recognised him when he was in hiding, to establish that he really doesn't want to be found.
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