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Synonyms for find

Synonyms for (noun) find

Synonyms: discovery, find, uncovering Definition: the act of discovering something

Similar words: human action, human activity, deed, act Definition: something that people do or cause to happen

Synonyms: find, breakthrough, discovery Definition: a productive insight

Similar words: insight, brainstorm, brainwave Definition: the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation

Synonyms for (verb) find

Synonyms: find, find oneself Definition: accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation Usage: My son went to Berkeley to find himself

Similar words: maturate, mature, grow Definition: develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation Usage: He matured fast; The child grew fast

Synonyms: incur, get, obtain, receive, find Definition: receive a specified treatment (abstract) Usage: These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation; His movie received a good review; I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: feel, find Definition: come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds Usage: I feel that he doesn't like me; I find him to be obnoxious; I found the movie rather entertaining

Similar words: conclude, reason, reason out Definition: decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion Usage: We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

Synonyms: find, discover Definition: make a discovery Usage: She found that he had lied to her; The story is false, so far as I can discover

Similar words: learn, pick up, find out, discover, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, see Definition: get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally Usage: I learned that she has two grown-up children; I see that you have been promoted

Synonyms: find, rule Definition: decide on and make a declaration about Usage: find someone guilty

Similar words: pronounce, label, judge Definition: pronounce judgment on Usage: They labeled him unfit to work here

Synonyms: find, discover Definition: make a discovery, make a new finding Usage: Roentgen discovered X-rays; Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle

Similar words: conceive, conceptualise, conceptualize, gestate Definition: have the idea for Usage: He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients; This library was well conceived

Synonyms: find Definition: succeed in reaching; arrive at Usage: The arrow found its mark

Similar words: hit, make, gain, attain, arrive at, reach Definition: reach a destination, either real or abstract Usage: We hit Detroit by noon; The water reached the doorstep; We barely made it to the finish line; I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts

Synonyms: find, see, witness Definition: perceive or be contemporaneous with Usage: We found Republicans winning the offices; You'll see a lot of cheating in this school; The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions; I want to see results

Similar words: see, go through, experience Definition: go or live through Usage: We had many trials to go through; he saw action in Viet Nam

Synonyms: find, notice, observe, detect, discover Definition: discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of Usage: She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water; We found traces of lead in the paint

Similar words: sight, spy Definition: catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes Usage: he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge

Synonyms: find Definition: perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place Usage: I found myself in a difficult situation; When he woke up, he found himself in a hospital room

Similar words: comprehend, perceive Definition: to become aware of through the senses Usage: I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon

Synonyms: find Definition: obtain through effort or management Usage: She found the time and energy to take care of her aging parents; We found the money to send our sons to college

Similar words: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: come up, find, get hold, line up Definition: get something or somebody for a specific purpose Usage: 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 letter

Similar words: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: find, retrieve, recover, regain Definition: get or find back; recover the use of Usage: She regained control of herself; She found her voice and replied quickly

Similar words: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: regain, find Definition: come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost Usage: Did you find your glasses?; I cannot find my gloves!

Similar words: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work