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find

(Adjudge), verb adjudicate, ascertain, award, confirm, decide, declare a verdict, decree, detect, determine, encounter, experience, hear of, hold, judge, learn, observe, perceive, pronounce, rule, sentence, settle, sit in judgment

find

(Determine), verb adjudge, adjudicate, announce a conclusion, arrive at a conclusion, arrive at a verdict, ascertain and declare, ascertain by judicial inquiry, come to a conclusion, compromise, conclude, decide a question of fact, decide upon, declare a verdict, deduce, deliver judgment, determine a controversy, determine after judicial inquiry, determine an issue, draw a conclusion, establish as facts, give an opinion, give judggent, hold, judge, make a decision, pass an opinion, pass judgment, pronounce as an official act, resolve, rule, set a question at rest, sit in judgment
Associated concepts: findings of fact

find

(Discover), verb acquire information about, apprehend, ascertain, attain by effort, bare, become acquainted with, become apprised of, become informed, bring into the open, catch a glimpse of, chance upon, cognoscere, come upon, create, decipher, decode, detect, discern, disclose, disentangle, disinter, divine, divulge, elicit, encounter, explore, expose, fathom, ferret out, figgre out, gather knowledge, get to the bottom of, glimpse, happen upon, hit upon, identify, invenire, invent, ken, know, learn, light upon, locate, make certain, meet with, notice, observe, obtain by search, perceive, realize, reveal, run across, solve, strike, stumble on, trace, uncloak, unconceal, uncover, understand, unearth, unfold, unlock, unmask, unravel, unscramble, unscreen, unshroud, unveil, verify

find

(Locate), verb achieve, attain, collect, descry, dig up, discover, disinter, espy, expose, furnish, gain, gather, provide the wherewithal, recover, repossess, resolve, retrieve, spot, supply, uncover, unearth
See also: acquisition, adjudge, adjudicate, ascertain, award, conclude, decide, decree, detect, determine, disinter, ferret, hold, invent, judge, locate, pass judgment, prize, procure, pronounce, rule, sentence

find

to determine an issue after judicial inquiry.
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Beth said nothing, but wiped away her tears with the blue army sock and began to knit with all her might, losing no time in doing the duty that lay nearest her, while she resolved in her quiet little soul to be all that Father hoped to find her when the year brought round the happy coming home.
In two minutes he had got it all ciphered out, and wasn't only just going to find the corpse--no, he was going to get on the track of that murderer and hunt HIM down, too; and not only that, but he was going to stick to him till-- "Well," I says, "you better find the corpse first; I reckon that's a-plenty for to-day.
It's easy to talk; but it isn't so easy to find a man when you have got the whole world to hunt him in.
Since my last return I find the breed is considerably increased, especially the sheep, which I hope will prove much to the advantage of the woollen manufacture, by the fineness of the fleeces.
I am that Sindbad who fell asleep upon the island and awoke to find himself abandoned
The magician was delighted to find that his search had been successful, and at once set to work to interpret the secret signs engraved upon the ring, but it took him seven weeks to make them out clearly.
To which Sancho made answer, "Far better would it be not to look for him, for, if we find him, and he happens to be the owner of the money, it is plain I must restore it; it would be better, therefore, that without taking this needless trouble, I should keep possession of it until in some other less meddlesome and officious way the real owner may be discovered; and perhaps that will be when I shall have spent it, and then the king will hold me harmless.
I shall take you home where my wife will look after you and care for you until we can find Korak or Korak finds us.
They had never impressed me as being very strong, and I hoped to find my bar of iron not altogether inadequate for the work.
And do not let any one impugn this statement with the trite proverb that "He who builds on the people, builds on the mud," for this is true when a private citizen makes a foundation there, and persuades himself that the people will free him when he is oppressed by his enemies or by the magistrates; wherein he would find himself very often deceived, as happened to the Gracchi in Rome and to Messer Giorgio Scali[+] in Florence.
In truth, I expected nothing better than to find myself in the ditch on one side or the Quag on the other; but on communicating my apprehensions to Mr.
I shall drive there in my carriage at two o'clock in the afternoon for three successive days; the first day it will be drawn by four white, the second by four chestnut, and the last by four black horses; but if you fail to keep awake and I find you sleeping, I shall not be set free.