Definition of Founding

1. Noun. The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new. "The foundation of a new scientific society"




Definition of Founding

1. n. The art of smelting and casting metals.

Definition of Founding

1. Verb. (present participle of found) ¹

2. Noun. The action of the verb '''to found'''. ¹

3. Adjective. Who or that founds or found. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Founding

1. found [v] - See also: found

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Founding

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Literary usage of Founding

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1. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association, American Ethnological Society (1892)
"LEGEND OF THE founding OF THE IROQUOIS LEAGUE. ... It relates what purports to be the chief events synchronous with the founding of the League and sets ..."

2. History of Manufactures in the United States by Victor Selden Clark (1916)
"England's motives for founding colonies,. British supervisory authorities, 12. Colonial policies, 14. Navigation acts in relation to colonial manufactures, ..."

3. Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Texas State Historical Association, Herbert Eugene Bolton, Eugene Campbell Barker (1907)
"This sketch of the founding of Mission Nuestra Señora del Rosario for the ... If the historical importance of the founding of this mission were measured by ..."

4. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"founding of the Polytechnic School at Paris (Report of English Commissioners on Military Education. London, 1857. Compiled from a Report and Appendix) Of ..."

5. The Missions and Missionaries of California by Zephyrin Engelhardt (1908)
"founding of Mission San Francisco de Borja.—Indian War.— Incidents.—Father Link Tries to Reach the Colorado River. THE Jesuits had long desired to establish ..."

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