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Synonyms for find

Synonyms for find

to find or meet by chance

to look for and discover

to obtain knowledge or awareness of something not known before, as through observation or study

something that has been discovered

Synonyms for find

a productive insight

come upon, as if by accident

discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of

come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds

get something or somebody for a specific purpose

obtain through effort or management

decide on and make a declaration about


receive a specified treatment (abstract)

perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place

get or find back

succeed in reaching

accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation


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He began trying to find files which should not have been there so he could delete them, such as downloaded music.
She said trying to sift through backup files instead of properly archived files, in order to find files you need, can be very costly: "The numbers are absolutely huge.
Brill said there've been cases where companies simply couldn't find files that would be central to bringing a criminal case against another entity.
We're dealing with so much information these days that it's become a game of hide-and-seek to find files, e-mails, photos, or Web shortcuts on our computers.
It also can find files by searching for words inside files, which is helpful when PC users cannot remember what they named a file but can remember what it was about.
RobotFTP can also perform a search on FTP servers and find files that match the search criteria.
If you can't find files you need, the implications can be serious.
Advanced file searching capabilities helps users find files using Wildcards, size, date and file attribute criteria.
For example, prior to implementing a structured database system and processes for using it, writers at Company A found it difficult (and sometimes impossible) to find files for an existing document.
Archie: A utility to find files stored on FTP servers.
ability to find files on removable media and optical drives.
Using the same fill-in screens that are used to retrieve network files, users can find files and then move them back and forth between a magnetic storage and optical disc storage.