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Definition of find:

  1. Anything found; a discovery of anything valuable; especially, a deposit, discovered by archaeologists, of objects of prehistoric or unknown origin.
  2. To arrive at, as a conclusion; to determine as true; to establish; as, to find a verdict; to find a true bill ( of indictment) against an accused person.
  3. To attain to; to arrive at; to acquire.
  4. To come upon by seeking; as, to find something lost.
  5. To determine an issue of fact, and to declare such a determination to a court; as, the jury find for the plaintiff.
  6. To discover by sounding; as, to find bottom.
  7. To discover by study or experiment direct to an object or end; as, water is found to be a compound substance.
  8. To gain, as the object of desire or effort; as, to find leisure; to find means.
  9. To learn by experience or trial; to perceive; to experience; to discover by the intellect or the feelings; to detect; to feel.
  10. To meet with, or light upon, accidentally; to gain the first sight or knowledge of, as of something new, or unknown; hence, to fall in with, as a person.
  11. To provide for; to supply; to furnish; as, to find food for workemen; he finds his nephew in money.

Synonyms:

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