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find /faɪnd/ verb (past tense and past participle found /faʊnd/) [transitive]

Irregular Forms: (found)

یافتن ، جستن ، تشخیص دادن ، کشف کردن ، پیدا کردن ، چیز یافته ، مکشوف ، یابش ، کامپیوتر: فرمانFIND ، ورزش: یافتن بوی شکار
الکترونیک: فرمان ، FIND کامپیوتر: یافتن بوی شکار ، ورزشی: پیدا کردن ، یافتن ، جستن ، تشخیص دادن ، کشف کردن ، پیدا کردن ، چیز یافته ، مکشوف ، یابش کامپیوتر: جستجو کامپیوتر: پیدا کردن ، کلید اجرا = F3

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- discover, come across, encounter, hit upon, locate, meet, recognize, spot, uncover
- perceive, detect, discover, learn, note, notice, observe, realise
- discovery, acquisition, asset, bargain, catch, good buy
Antonyms: lose
Contrasted words: miss, overlook, pass (over)
Related Idioms: bring to light, come up with, fall in with, lay one's finger (on or upon), lay one's hand (on or upon), one in a thousand (or million)
Related Words: discern, discover, note, sight, distinguish, identify, recognize, dig up, scare up, boast, gem, jewel, pride
English Thesaurus: find, discover, locate, come across something, stumble on/across something, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. find1 S1 W1 /faɪnd/ verb (past tense and past participle found /faʊnd/) [transitive]
[Language: Old English; Origin: findan]

1. GET BY SEARCHING to discover, see, or get something that you have been searching for:
I can’t find the car keys.
Hold on while I find a pen.
Her body was later found hidden in the bushes.
I have to find somewhere else to live.
She had almost given up hope of finding a husband.
find somebody something
Tony asked us to find him office facilities in New York.
Her mother went to the shops, and on her return, Kathleen was nowhere to be found (=could not be found).

2. SEE BY CHANCE to discover something by chance, especially something useful or interesting:
I found a purse in the street.
We found a nice pub near the hotel.

3. DISCOVER STATE OF SOMEBODY/SOMETHING to discover that someone or something is in a particular condition or doing a particular thing when you see or touch them:
I’m sure we’ll find her hard at work when we get home.
He tried the door and found it unlocked.
She woke to find a man by her bed.
find somebody/something doing something
Often he found her quietly weeping alone.
find (that)
She looked at her glass and was amazed to find it was empty.

4. DO SOMETHING WITHOUT MEANING TO to be in a particular state or do a particular thing, or to realize that this is happening, especially when you did not expect or intend it:
After wandering around, we found ourselves back at the hotel.
find yourself/your mind etc doing something
When he left, Karen found herself heaving a huge sigh of relief.
She tried to concentrate, but found her mind drifting back to Alex.
find (that)
He found he was shivering.

5. LEARN SOMETHING BY STUDY to discover or learn something by study, tests, sums etc:
The federal government isn’t doing enough to find a cure.
How do you find the square root of 20?
be found to do something
The liquid was found to contain 7.4g of phenylamine.
find that
His study found that married men and women had similar spending patterns.

6. THINK/FEEL to have a particular feeling or opinion, or to have a particular feeling or opinion about someone or something:
Will Gary and Gail find happiness together?
find something/somebody easy/useful/interesting etc
She found the work very dull.
Lots of women I know find him attractive.
I found them quite easy to use.
find it hard/easy/difficult etc (to do something)
Hyperactive children find it difficult to concentrate.

7. EXPERIENCE to have the experience of discovering that something happens or is true
find (that)
You might find that his work improves now he’s at a new school.
I find people are often surprised at how little it costs.
find somebody/something doing something
I think you’ll find more women entering the film business now.
find somebody/something to be something
I found the people to be charming and very friendly.

8. EXIST IN A PLACEbe found somewhere if something is found somewhere, it lives or exists there naturally:
This species is only found in West Africa.

9. GET ENOUGH MONEY/TIME ETC to succeed in getting enough of something, especially money, time, or energy, to be able to do something:
He’s struggling to find the money for the trip.
Where are we going to find the time, the support, and the resources to do all this?

10. IN A COURT OF LAW to make an official decision in a court of law
find somebody guilty/not guilty (of something)
Both men were found guilty of illegally entering the country.
find in sb’s favour
The tribunal found in favour of the defendant.

11. find your way (somewhere) to reach a place by discovering the right way to get there:
Will you be able to find your way back?

12. find its way somewhere informal if something finds its way somewhere, it arrives or gets there after some time:
Her invention has found its way into the shops.

13. find comfort/pleasure/fulfilment etc in something to experience a good feeling because of something:
He eventually found solace in religion.

14. find fault with somebody/something to criticize someone or something, often unfairly and frequently:
He could always find fault with something, either in my writing or in my personality.

15. find it in your heart/yourself to do something literary to feel able or willing to do something:
Seb could not find it in his heart to tell Nahum.

16. find yourself informal to discover what you are really like and what you want to do – often used humorously:
She went to India to find herself.

17. find favour (with somebody/something) formal to be liked or approved of by someone:
The recipes rapidly found favour with restaurant owners.

18. find your feet to become confident in a new situation, especially one that is difficult at first:
Rob is still finding his feet as a coach.

19. find its mark/target
a) if a bullet, arrow etc finds its mark etc, it hits what it is supposed to hit
b) if a remark, criticism etc finds its mark etc, it has the effect that you intended it to have:
She soon saw that her accusation had found its mark.

20. find your voice
a) (also find your tongue) to manage to say something after being too nervous to talk
b) if a writer, musician etc finds their voice, they are able to express their views, ideas, art etc in the way they want to:
a young film-maker who has finally found his voice

21. be found wanting formal to not be good enough:
Their defence was found wanting.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. find2 noun [countable]

1. a find something very good or useful that you discover by chance:
That restaurant was a real find!

2. something that someone finds, especially by digging or by searching under water:
important archaeological finds

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. exciting, good, great, important, interesting, real, remarkable, significant, spectacular, startling The letters were a real find and James went on to publish two volumes of them.
small | lucky A lucky find in the Cotswolds is helping archaeologists discover what life was like in Roman Britain.
unexpected | stray Stray finds are more commonly discovered than whole new sites.
archaeological | medieval, prehistoric
VERB + FIND discover, make, unearth prehistoric finds made in an unexplored cave
yield To date the site has yielded many interesting finds.
report I reported my find to the landowner.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: I'd like to find why nobody likes me.
GOOD: I'd like to find out why nobody likes me.
BAD: The doctors are trying to find what is wrong with him.
GOOD: The doctors are trying to find out what is wrong with him.

Usage Note:
find = discover something by chance or by looking for it: 'Did you ever find the sunglasses you lost?' 'I can't find my comb. Have you seen it anywhere?'
find out = get information about something that you want to know: 'He's gone to find out which gate the plane leaves from.' 'I think we should find out exactly what's missing before we start accusing people.'

BAD: Nurses find very difficult to start a family while they are working.
GOOD: Nurses find it very difficult to start a family while they are working.

Usage Note:
find + it + easy/difficult/impossible to do sth : 'I find it hard to concentrate when I'm hungry.' 'You might find it interesting to spend a few hours at the museum.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

find (yourself)
to discover your particular abilities and interests.
Only after she became an actress did she find herself.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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