find find  /ˈfaɪnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of discovering something
  2. (v) come upon, as if by accident; meet with
  3. (v) discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
  4. (v) come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost
  5. (v) establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
  6. (v) come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
  7. (v) perceive or be contemporaneous with
  8. (v) get something or somebody for a specific purpose
  9. (v) make a discovery, make a new finding
  10. (v) make a discovery
  11. (v) obtain through effort or management
  12. (v) decide on and make a declaration about
  13. (v) receive a specified treatment (abstract)
  14. (v) perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place
  15. (v) get or find back; recover the use of
  16. (v) succeed in reaching; arrive at
  17. (v) accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation
  18. (n) a productive insight

Usage(s):

  1. You'll also find selected articles from the current issue as well as PTI magazine archives since 1923.
  2. Higgs says he is 90% sure that the LHC will find it, but he doesn't have the final word.
  3. Here you'll find a price-oriented search engine and the best place to buy shoes; a far-reaching travel portal and prime ground for gag gifts.

News

  1. Police Find Body of Missing Candidate for Mayor

    Police find body of candidate for mayor of remote northern Mexico town in drug-traffic area        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. Officials find cause of Houston apartment fire, call in arson team

    Officials find cause of Houston apartment fire, call in arson team Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:51 am, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 The fire charred vacant apartments but families with small children were in adjacent units when the flames erupted. Anyone with ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. Find safe place for important keys

    DEAR HELOISE: I decided to clean out my safety-deposit box, and when I went to get the key, I couldn't find it. It's been a few years since I had been to my safety-deposit box. It cost me $150 to have
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Post-Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "On this day, at this hour, it is still within our power to shape the outcome of this battle," Bush said. "Let us find our resolve and turn events toward victory."
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  2. But Pace told the newspaper "As an individual, I would not want (acceptance of gay behavior) to be our policy, just like I would not want it to be our policy that if we were to find out that so-and-so was sleeping with somebody else's wife, that we...
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Gen Peter Pace Source: Washington Post

  3. "Their rigor and honesty as scientists are not in doubt," concluded the third and most comprehensive investigation into the emails. "But we do find that there has been a consistent pattern of failing to display the proper degree of openness."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Muir Russell Source: USA Today

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