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

  • Higgs says he is 90% sure that the LHC will find it, but he doesn't have the final word.
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  • Police Find Body of Missing Candidate for Mayor
    Police find body of candidate for mayor of remote northern Mexico town in drug-traffic area        
    June 13, 2013 - ABC News
  • 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 ...
    June 12, 2013 - Houston Chronicle
  • 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
    June 12, 2013 - Post-Bulletin

  • President Bush in USA Today
    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."
  • Gen Peter Pace in Washington Post
    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...
  • Muir Russell in USA Today
    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."

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