Found 3 items, similar to find.
English → Indonesian
mendapat, mendapati, menemukan
English → English
n 1: a productive insight [syn: discovery
2: the act of discovering something [syn: discovery
v 1: come upon, as if by accident; meet with; “We find this idea
; “I happened upon the most wonderful bakery
not very far from here”
; “She chanced upon an
interesting book in the bookstore the other day”
2: discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of;
“She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water”
“We found traces of lead in the paint”
3: come upon after searching; find the location of something
that was missed or lost; “Did you find your glasses?”
cannot find my gloves!”
] [ant: lose
4: after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or
study; “find the product of two numbers”
; “The physicist
who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize”
, find out
5: come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or
indefinite grounds; “I feel that he doesn't like me”
find him to be obnoxious”
; “I found the movie rather
6: perceive or be contemporaneous with; “We found Republicans
winning the offices”
; “You'll see a lot of cheating in
; “I want to see results”
; “The 1960 saw the
rebellion of the younger generation against established
; “I want to see results”
7: get something or somebody for a specific purpose; “I found
this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener”
; “I got
hold of these tools to fix our plumbing”
; “The chairman
got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent
[syn: line up
, get hold
, come up
8: make a discovery, make a new finding; “Roentgen discovered
; “Physicists believe they found a new elementary
9: make a discovery; “She found that he had lied to her”
story is false, so far as I can discover”
10: obtain through effort or management; “She found the time and
energy to take care of her aging parents”
; “We found the
money to send our sons to college”
11: decide on and make a declaration about; “find someone
12: receive a specified treatment (abstract); “These aspects of
civilization do not find expression or receive an
; “His movie received a good review”
got nothing but trouble for my good intentions”
13: perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place; “I
found myself in a difficult situation”
; “When he woke up,
he found himself in a hospital room”
14: get or find back; recover the use of; “She regained control
; “She found her voice and replied quickly”
15: succeed in reaching; arrive at; “The arrrow found its mark”
16: accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and
situation; “My son went to Berkeley to find himself”
[syn: find oneself
English → English
(f[imac]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Found
pr. & vb. n. Finding
.] [AS. findan; akin to D. vinden, OS.
& OHG. findan, G. finden, Dan. finde, icel. & Sw. finna,
Goth. fin[thorn]an; and perh. to L. petere to seek, Gr.
pi`ptein to fall, Skr. pat to fall, fly, E. petition.]
1. To meet with, or light upon, accidentally; to gain the
first sight or knowledge of, as of something new, or
unknown; hence, to fall in with, as a person.
Searching the window for a flint, I found
This paper, thus sealed up. --Shak.
In woods and forests thou art found. --Cowley.
2. To learn by experience or trial; to perceive; to
experience; to discover by the intellect or the feelings;
to detect; to feel. “I find you passing gentle.”
The torrid zone is now found habitable. --Cowley.
3. To come upon by seeking; as, to find something lost.
(a) To discover by sounding; as, to find bottom.
(b) To discover by study or experiment direct to an object
or end; as, water is found to be a compound substance.
(c) To gain, as the object of desire or effort; as, to
find leisure; to find means.
(d) To attain to; to arrive at; to acquire.
Seek, and ye shall find. --Matt. vii.
Every mountain now hath found a tongue. --Byron.
4. To provide for; to supply; to furnish; as, to find food
for workemen; he finds his nephew in money.
Wages [pounds]14 and all found. --London
Nothing a day and find yourself. --Dickens.
5. To arrive at, as a conclusion; to determine as true; to
establish; as, to find a verdict; to find a true bill (of
indictment) against an accused person.
To find his title with some shows of truth. --Shak.
To find out
, to detect (a thief); to discover (a secret) --
to solve or unriddle (a parable or enigma); to understand.
“Canst thou by searching find out God?”
--Job. xi. 7.
“We do hope to find out all your tricks.”
To find fault with
, to blame; to censure.
To find one's self
, to be; to fare; -- often used in
speaking of health; as, how do you find yourself this
, v. i. (Law)
To determine an issue of fact, and to declare such a
determination to a court; as, the jury find for the
Anything found; a discovery of anything valuable; especially,
a deposit, discovered by arch[ae]ologists, of objects of
prehistoric or unknown origin.