Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Based upon; arising from, growing out of or resting upon; as in the expressions "founded in fraud," "founded on a consideration," "founded on contract," and the like. See In re Grant Shoe Co., 130 Fed. 881, 66 C. C. A. 78; State v. Morgan, 40 Co.nn. 46; Palmer v. Preston, 45 Vt. 158, 12 Am. Rep. 191; Steele v. Hoe, 14 Adol. & El. 431; In re Morales (D. C.) l()5 Fed. 761.