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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

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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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Look under your pillows christmas morning, and you will find your guidebook," replied Mrs.
Huck, it'll be the bulliest thing that ever happened if we find the body after everybody else has quit looking, and then go ahead and hunt up the murderer.
Tell the boy I'll find his uncle for him in less than a week.
The author, by a lucky accident, finds means to leave Blefuscu; and, after some difficulties, returns safe to his native country.
The King's daughter often dreamed that her husband was going through some great suffering: she therefore begged her father to summon all the enchanters and magicians, that they might try to find out where the Prince was and how he could be set free.
Thou art wrong there, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "for now that we have a suspicion who the owner is, and have him almost before us, we are bound to seek him and make restitution; and if we do not see him, the strong suspicion we have as to his being the owner makes us as guilty as if he were so; and so, friend Sancho, let not our search for him give thee any uneasiness, for if we find him it will relieve mine.
We could not find Korak," replied the man, "and as our way led near my douar I have brought you here to wait and rest with my wife until my men can find your ape, or he finds you.
Therefore a wise prince ought to adopt such a course that his citizens will always in every sort and kind of circumstance have need of the state and of him, and then he will always find them faithful.
Yet as this stock was the only thing of permanent value, whoever parted with it was sure to find himself a loser in the long run.
He travelled about a long time in search of it and came at last to a dark forest, through which he went on walking for fourteen days and still could not find a way out.
I had been dreaming that I was bathing in a running stream, with green banks and trees upon them, and I awoke to find myself in this arid wilderness, and to remember, as Umbopa had said, that if we did not find water this day we must perish miserably.
He could not find his handkerchief, because it was in the pocket of the coat he had taken off, and he did not know where he had put the coat, and all the house had to leave off looking for his tools, and start looking for his coat; while he would dance round and hinder them.
I had learned from somebody that the way to begin to read was to learn the alphabet, so I tried in all the ways I could think of to learn it,--all of course without a teacher, for I could find no one to teach me.
Society was very charming in Columbus then, with a pretty constant round of dances and suppers, and an easy cordiality, which I dare say young people still find in it everywhere.
If we find them scattered, all we can do is to sweep 'em up, and then go about our business.