Founded vs Built - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between founded and built

is that founded is while built is (build).

As adjectives the difference between founded and built

is that founded is having a basis while built is (informal) well-built.

As a noun built is

(obsolete) shape; build; form of structure.

founded

English

Verb

(head)
  • (nonstandard, childish)
  • To set up; to launch; to institute.
  • Use as a basis for; grounded on.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having a basis.
  • She offered a well-founded hypothesis.

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    built

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (informal) well-built
  • Derived terms

    * built like a brick shithouse * built like a tank * well-built

    Verb

    (head)
  • (build)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Shape; build; form of structure.
  • the built of a ship
  • * 1764 , , Inquiry into the Human Mind on the Principles of Common Sense :
  • The sailor sees the burthen, the built , and the distance of a ship at sea, while she is a great way off.

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