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find (n):
the act of discovering something
Related Words: discovery
find (n):
a productive insight
Related Words: discovery
find (v):
accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation
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My son went to Berkeley to find himself
find (v):
succeed in reaching; arrive at
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The arrow found its mark
find (v):
receive a specified treatment (abstract)
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These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation.
His movie received a good review.
I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions
find (v):
make a discovery
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She found that he had lied to her.
The story is false, so far as I can discover

Related Words: discover
find (v):
come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds
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I feel that he doesn't like me.
I find him to be obnoxious.
I found the movie rather entertaining

Related Word: feel
find (v):
establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
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find the product of two numbers.
The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize

Related Words: ascertaindetermine
find (v):
decide on and make a declaration about
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find someone guilty
Related Words: rule
find (v):
make a discovery, make a new finding
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Roentgen discovered X-rays.
Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle

Related Words: discover
find (v):
perceive or be contemporaneous with
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We found Republicans winning the offices.
You'll see a lot of cheating in this school.
The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions.
I want to see results

Related Words: witness
find (v):
discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
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She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water.
We found traces of lead in the paint

Related Words: detectdiscovernoticeobserve
find (v):
perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place
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I found myself in a difficult situation.
When he woke up, he found himself in a hospital room
find (v):
obtain through effort or management
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She found the time and energy to take care of her aging parents.
We found the money to send our sons to college
find (v):
get something or somebody for a specific purpose
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I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener.
I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing.
The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter
find (v):
get or find back; recover the use of
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She regained control of herself.
She found her voice and replied quickly

Related Words: recoverregainretrieve
find (v):
come upon, as if by accident; meet with
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We find this idea in Plato.
I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here.
She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day

Related Words: encounter
find (v):
come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost
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Did you find your glasses?
I cannot find my gloves!
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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Her şey ilk adımla başlar.
To progress at anything, you first need to get started


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