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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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Later in my life I found that my mother had given me the name of "Booker Taliaferro" soon after I was born, but in some way that part of my name seemed to disappear and for a long while was forgotten, but as soon as I found out about it I revived it, and made my full name "Booker Taliaferro Washington.
The Witch-maiden had never rested night nor day until she had found out where the ring was.
Now he found out a new thing -- namely, that to promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.
But to enable me to do so, I must first have found out the troublesome conundrum long abandoned.