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vb. 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. To learn by experience or trial; to perceive; to experience; to discover by the intellect or the feelings; to detect; to feel. 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. To provide for; to supply; to furnish; as, to find food for workmen; he finds his nephew in money. 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 out, to detect (a thief); to discover (a secret) - to solve or unriddle (a parable or enigma); to understand.


 - To find fault with, ...

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