Definitions of find:
  • noun:   the act of discovering something
  • noun:   a productive insight
  • verb:   perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place
  • verb:   obtain through effort or management
  • verb:   come upon, as if by accident; meet with
    Example: "We find this idea in Plato"
  • verb:   come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost
    Example: "Did you find your glasses?"
  • verb:   come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
    Example: "I find him to be obnoxious"
  • verb:   succeed in reaching; arrive at
  • verb:   perceive or be contemporaneous with
  • verb:   accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation
    Example: "My son went to Berkeley to find himself"
  • verb:   make a discovery
  • verb:   after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
    Example: "Find the product of two numbers"
  • verb:   decide on and make a declaration about
    Example: "Find someone guilty"
  • verb:   make a discovery, make a new finding
  • verb:   discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
  • verb:   get or find back; recover the use of
  • verb:   receive a specified treatment (abstract)
    Example: "These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation"
  • verb:   get something or somebody for a specific purpose

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