Established vs Founded - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between established and founded

is that established is (establish) while founded is .

As adjectives the difference between established and founded

is that established is of a religion, church etc: formally recognized by a state as being official within that area while founded is having a basis.

established

English

Verb

(head)
  • (establish)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of a religion, church etc.: formally recognized by a state as being official within that area.
  • * 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 731:
  • Anglicanism did manage to strengthen its position in the southern English American colonies after Charles II's restoration (even in cosmopolitan New York), gaining established status in six out of the eventual thirteen.
  • (Model, procedure, disease) Explicitly defined, described or recognized as a reference.
  • Derived terms

    * established church * long-established

    Synonyms

    * (abbreviation)

    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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