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Verb
/fīnd/,
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finds, 3rd person singular present; found, past participle; found, past tense; finding, present participle;
  1. Discover or perceive by chance or unexpectedly
    • - Lindsey looked up to find Neil watching her
    • - the remains of a headless body had been found
  2. Discover (someone or something) after a deliberate search
    • - in this climate it could be hard to find a buyer
  3. Discover oneself to be in a surprising or unexpected situation
    • - phobia sufferers often find themselves virtual prisoners in their own home
  4. Succeed in obtaining (something)
    • - she also found the time to raise five children
  5. Summon up (a quality, esp. courage) with an effort
    • - I found the courage to speak
  6. Recover the use of (an ability or faculty)
    • - the skipper of a Yankee Clipper awkwardly finding his land legs
  7. (of hunters or hounds) Discover game, esp. a fox
    • - she heard the new halloo—they had found
  8. Recognize or discover (something) to be present
    • - vitamin B12 is found in dairy products
  9. Become aware of; discover to be the case
    • - the majority of staff find the magazine to be informative and useful
    • - she found that none of the local nursery schools had an available slot
  10. Ascertain (something) by study, calculation, or inquiry
    • - a forum that attempts to find solutions for multimedia publishers
  11. Perceive or experience (something) to be the case
    • - both men found it difficult to put ideas into words
  12. Discover the fundamental truths about one's own character and identity
    • - I did psychotherapy for years—I wanted to find myself
  13. (of a court) Officially declare to be the case
    • - he was found guilty of speeding
    • - the court found that a police lab expert had fabricated evidence
  14. (of a thing) Reach or arrive at, either of its own accord or without the human agent being known
    • - water finds its own level
  15. Reach one's destination by one's own efforts, without knowing in advance how to get there
    • - he found his way to the front door
  16. Come to be in a certain situation
    • - each and every boy found his way into a suitable occupation
  17. (of a letter) Reach (someone)

  18. Reach the understanding or conscience of (someone)
    • - whatever finds me, bears witness for itself that it has proceeded from a Holy Spirit
Noun
  1. A discovery of something valuable, typically something of archaeological interest
    • - he made his most spectacular finds in the Valley of the Kings
    • - this resort is a real find
  2. A person who is discovered to be useful or interesting in some way
    • - Paul had been a real find—he could design the whole hotel complex
  3. The finding of a fox


  1. come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
  2. discovery: a productive insight
  3. discovery: the act of discovering something
  4. detect: discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint"
  5. come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!"
  6. determine: establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; "find the product of two numbers"; "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize"
  7. In Unix-like and some other operating systems, find is a command-line utility that searches through one or more directory trees of a file system, locates files based on some user-specified criteria and applies a user-specified action on each matched file. ...
  8. In computing, find is a command in the command line interpreters (shells) of DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows. It is used to search for a specific text string in a file or files. The command sends the specified lines the standard output device.
  9. Find is Hidden in Plain View's debut EP. It was released by the now defunct independent record label DAB Records on March 24, 2001.
  10. The Find is the first full-length album by hip-hop artist Ohmega Watts. It was released in 2005 on Ubiquity Records.
  11. Anything that is found (usually valuable), as objects on an archeological site or a person with talent; The act of finding; To encounter, to discover; To point out; To decide that, to form the opinion that; To determine or judge
  12. (Finds) Items which are found during the digging of trenches or from field-walking. Can include bits of pot, bone, metal (jewellery, industrial etc), glass, building materials, seeds/pollen, cloth etc
  13. Finds are objects that are found on archaeological sites. They can include man-made objects (also called Artefacts) as well as Bioarchaeological and Human remains.
  14. A new discovery, usually of something that was not known to exist. It can be a single item or a hoard of stamps or covers.
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  16. In the context of OGC Web Services, clients, which might be applications or thin clients on users` computers or which might be other services, find data and services based on what is published in online registries and catalogs. (See Publish.)
  17. Usually activates a scan or search screen.
  18. words organized around major subject fields, corresponding themes or individual objects.
  19. Present in Accounts and Applications. Locates students by name (first, last, partial) or number (whole/partial). See Accounts. Locates Applications by applicant, student or number. See Applications/Find an Application.
  20. A found piece without associated witnessing of event
  21. Find is an innovative search engine with the speed and power to scan half a million documents stored in MultiTrans Prism Flow in under a second. Find can handle 255 file formats including Word, in any language, even non-Latin characters such as Russian, Arabic, and simplified Chinese.
  22. Meteorite not seen to fall, but found at some later date. For example, many finds from Antarctica fell 10,000 to 700,000 years ago.
  23. hallazgo; descubrimiento; descubrir; buscar; averiguar; encontrar; hallar; declarar; pronunciar; fallar; procurar; mantener; recobrar el uso de; pronunciar sentencia
  24. When hounds first detect a fox's scent.
  25. Indicates that the meteorite in question was found without having observed its entry as a meteor.