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Definition for: find

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English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
Lord de whole #190: find got let world

Etymology

Old English findan , from Germanic *finþanan . Cognate with Dutch vinden , German finden , Swedish finna .

Pronunciation

  • AHD: fīnd
  • IPA: /faɪnd/
  • SAMPA: /faInd/
  • Rhymes: -aɪnd

Homophones

Verb

to find ( third-person singular simple present finds , present participle finding , simple past found , past participle found )

  1. ( transitive ) To encounter, to discover.
  2. ( transitive ) To point out.
    He kept finding faults with my work.
  3. ( transitive ) To decide that, to form the opinion that.
    I find your argument unsatisfactory.
  4. ( transitive ) To determine or judge.
    The jury finds for the defendant

Derived terms

Translations

encounter

  • Danish: finde, træffe
  • Dutch: vinden
  • Esperanto: trovi
  • Finnish: löytää
  • German: finden
  • French: trouver
  • Italian: trovare
  • Hebrew: לימצו (limtzo)
  • Japanese: 発見する (はっけんする, hakken-suru), 見つける(みつける,mitsukeru)
  • Latin: invenīre
  • Latvian: atrast
  • Mongolian: олох
  • Romanian: găsi
  • Russian: найти
  • Polish: znajdować
  • Portuguese: achar, encontrar
  • Slovene: najti
  • Spanish: encontrar, hallar
  • Swedish: finna, hitta, uppdaga, upptäcka, utröna

point out

  • Danish: finde, udpege
  • Dutch: vinden, ontdekken
  • Finnish: osoittaa
  • Japanese: 指摘する (してきする, shiteki-suru)
  • Portuguese: achar, encontrar
  • Russian: выискивать
  • Swedish: finna, hitta

decide that

  • Portuguese: achar
  • Russian: находить
  • Swedish: finna, konstatera,

determine, judge

  • Danish: dømme
  • Dutch: achten
  • Esperanto: juĝi
  • Japanese: 評決する (ひょうけつする, hyōketsu-suru)
  • Russian: находить
  • Spanish: determinar, juzgar
  • Swedish: finna, konstatera
  • Faroese : koma framá (1,3), gera vart við, taka fram (2), gera av (4), halda at vera (5), døma (6, 7)
  • Ido : trovar
  • Indonesian : temu, menemukan, menemui

Noun

find ( plural finds )

  1. Anything that is found, especially by good fortune.

Synonyms

Translations

anything that is found, especially by good fortune

  • Danish: fund
  • Dutch: vondst f
  • Esperanto: trovaĵo, trovitaĵo
  • Finnish: löytö
  • French: trouvaille f
  • Romanian: descoperire f
  • Russian: находка f
  • Spanish: hallazgo m
  • Swedish: fynd n

Other Translations for "find"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codefind
Hex66 69 ee e4
Pig Latinindfay

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