find

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find

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
find

Third person singular
finds

Simple past
found

Past participle
found

Present participle
finding

  1. (transitive) If you find something, you discover or locate it.
    I can't find my keys. Have you seen them?
    Christopher Columbus is known for finding the Americas, but it had probably already been discovered by Europeans.
  2. (transitive) point out
    He finds faults with my work.
  3. (transitive) decide that; form the opinion that
    I find your argument bad.
  4. (transitive) determine or judge.
    The jury finds for the defendant

Related words[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
find

Plural
finds

  1. Anything that is found, especially by good luck.