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(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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The Windows Desktop Search helps users find files, folders or applications across their PCs, HomeGroup, or the entire network in just seconds, so users no longer need to filter through several folders to track down essential documents.
The Satellite Pro U500 Touch (shown here at $999) has a 13.3-inch multi-touch screen display that lets users tap, drag-and-drop, and scroll through rites or zoom in and out of a window with a two-finger pinch, Touch-ready software can organize unrelated rites by dragging and dropping items in one place and can help find files based on when they were fast opened.
The two included applications are Bulletin Board, which gives the user access to day-to-day activities, tasks and projects, and ReelTime, which helps users find files.
More advanced chapters explain how to find files, work with dates and times, load an MP3 player, parse arguments and text, write secure shell scripts, configure bash behavior, and perform administrative tasks.
For Angela Mann of Shrewsbury, a medical researcher who holds a doctorate in biochemistry, "Running a household is like running a business." But Mann didn't want to spend her home life preoccupied with paying bills, keeping track of her four children's health and school records, and trying to find files in drawers stuffed with obsolete documents.
He began trying to find files which should not have been there so he could delete them, such as downloaded music.
Its new search technology not only makes it quick to find files you may have saved to the wrong folder, it "also makes it quick to start programs without digging through Start Menu folders.
To check or create a shortcut you must go to "Start" and then select "Find files and folders." Here you type in a search for "paint." Be sure to search "My computer." When the shortcut or execute icon appears, drag or copy it to your desktop.
backups were not meant as an archive." 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.
In 1987, the museum received a $7,000 grant from Montana's Cultural Trust to establish an Archives Library in a donated fireproof building on the property History researchers can find files of old newspapers and other documents there.
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.