Found and Set


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Found verb – To be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of.
Set and found are semantically related in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Set" instead the word "Found" as a verb or an adjective.
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Set verb – To cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop.
Found and set are semantically related in located topic. Sometimes you can use "Found" instead the word "Set" as a verb or an adjective.
Nearby Words: setup, setting
Synonyms for Set

Common collocations

man found man set man
people found people set people
part found part set part
place found place set place
Other nouns: house, room, way, world, story.

Both words in one sentence

  • The two-parter "Moebius" shows how, by meddling with time, SG-1 created an alternate timeline in which the Stargate was never found in Giza, and how it affected (or, rather, ruined) their lives — that is, until the people of that universe set off to Set Right What Once Went Wrong.
  • One of these men found a civilization of microscopic people, and quickly set himself up as their god.
  • Smart People Play Chess: While watching the river to see if his friends escape the alien city, Beanpole plays chess with a gold and silver chess set he's found in an abandoned building.
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Set and Found. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 28, from
Found & Set. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Nov. 2020. <>.
Set or Found. 2016. Accessed November 28, 2020.

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