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1. find

verb. ['ˈfaɪnd'] discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of.

Synonyms

  • discover
  • determine
  • observe
  • detect
  • notice
  • learn
  • realize
  • instantiate
  • perceive
  • see
  • sense
  • find out
  • catch out
  • trace
  • spy

Antonyms

  • defend
  • roughen
  • stand still
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • findan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Find

  • disinclined
  • unconfined
  • intertwined
  • unrefined
  • undermined
  • undefined
  • redesigned
  • redefined
  • reclined
  • reassigned
  • realigned
  • mankind
  • inclined
  • gschwind
  • entwined
  • enshrined
  • declined
  • consigned
  • confined
  • combined
  • unwind
  • unsigned
  • unlined
  • unkind
  • resigned
  • remind
  • refined
  • maligned
  • elkind
  • designed

How do you pronounce find?

Pronounce find as faɪnd.

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How do you spell find? Is it fidn ?

A common misspelling of find is fidn

Example sentences of the word find


1. Verb, base form
You can find the spot price of silver in the business section of any newspaper or at kitco.com.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you find mildew on your fabric dolls, your first instinct may be to throw them away.

Quotes containing the word find


1. Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).
- Mark Twain

2. The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
- Bob Marley

3. We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.
- Robert Fulghum, True Love

2. find

verb. ['ˈfaɪnd'] come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost.

Synonyms

  • locate
  • light upon
  • retrieve
  • discover
  • regain
  • come across
  • feel
  • chance upon
  • rout up
  • chance on
  • get
  • acquire
  • recover
  • strike
  • attain
  • rout out
  • fall upon
  • come upon
  • happen upon

Antonyms

  • ignore
  • reject
  • break
  • say farewell

Etymology

  • findan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. find

verb. ['ˈfaɪnd'] come upon, as if by accident; meet with.

Synonyms

  • bump
  • happen
  • encounter

Antonyms

  • depress
  • lower
  • praise
  • inattention

Etymology

  • findan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. find

verb. ['ˈfaɪnd'] establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study.

Synonyms

  • numerate
  • locate
  • discover
  • redetermine
  • gauge
  • admeasure
  • situate
  • count
  • ascertain
  • determine
  • learn
  • check
  • watch
  • refract
  • translate
  • sequence
  • see
  • number
  • find out
  • enumerate

Antonyms

  • majority
  • minority
  • Roman numeral
  • Arabic numeral

Etymology

  • findan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. find

verb. ['ˈfaɪnd'] come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds.

Synonyms

  • conclude
  • reason
  • reason out
  • rule

Antonyms

  • attack
  • start
  • esteem
  • respect

Etymology

  • findan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. find

verb. ['ˈfaɪnd'] perceive or be contemporaneous with.

Synonyms

  • learn
  • witness
  • go through
  • see
  • experience
  • get a line
  • discover
  • hear
  • catch
  • find out
  • get word
  • pick up

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • worsen
  • deteriorate
  • uncover

Etymology

  • findan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. find

verb. ['ˈfaɪnd'] get something or somebody for a specific purpose.

Synonyms

  • come up
  • line up
  • get
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • noninfectious
  • lay witness
  • expert witness
  • idle

Etymology

  • findan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. find

verb. ['ˈfaɪnd'] make a discovery, make a new finding.

Synonyms

  • conceptualize
  • ascertain
  • notice
  • determine
  • detect
  • gestate
  • find out
  • discover
  • observe
  • conceptualise

Antonyms

  • incognizance
  • lend
  • refuse
  • sell

Etymology

  • findan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. find

verb. ['ˈfaɪnd'] make a discovery.

Synonyms

  • ferret
  • get word
  • learn
  • rake up
  • get a line
  • see
  • ferret out
  • hear
  • find out
  • discover
  • pick up

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • literalize
  • spiritualize
  • enjoy

Etymology

  • findan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. find

verb. ['ˈfaɪnd'] decide on and make a declaration about.

Synonyms

  • pronounce
  • judge
  • label
  • rule

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • disappear
  • forget
  • take away

Etymology

  • findan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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