Formation vs Founded - What's the difference?

formation | founded |

As a noun formation

is formation.

As a verb founded is


As an adjective founded is

having a basis.




(en noun)
  • Something possessing structure or form.
  • The act of assembling a group or structure.
  • (geology) A rock or face of a mountain.
  • (military) A grouping of military units or smaller formations under a command, such as a brigade, division, wing, etc.
  • (military) An arrangement of moving troops, ships, or aircraft, such as a wedge, line abreast, or echelon. Often "in formation".
  • The process of influencing or guiding a person to a deeper understanding of a particular vocation.
  • Synonyms

    * (military grouping of units) battle group, brigade group, task force, combat team * (military arrangement of forces) tactical formation, battle formation




  • (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.