Definition of find

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • find is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 8
  • find is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 8
  • find is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of find


  • the act of discovering something (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. discovery
    2. uncovering
  • come upon, as if by accident; meet with (verb)

    Examples

    1. We find this idea in Plato

    Synonyms

    1. bump
    2. chance
    3. encounter
    4. happen
  • discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. detect
    2. discover
    3. notice
    4. observe
  • come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds (verb)

    Examples

    1. I find him to be obnoxious

    Synonyms

    1. feel
  • perceive or be contemporaneous with (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. see
    2. witness
  • get or find back; recover the use of (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. recover
    2. regain
    3. retrieve
  • accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation (verb)

    Examples

    1. My son went to Berkeley to find himself

    Synonyms

    1. find oneself
  • make a discovery (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. discover
  • receive a specified treatment (abstract) (verb)

    Examples

    1. These aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation

    Synonyms

    1. get
    2. incur
    3. obtain
    4. receive
  • a productive insight (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. breakthrough
    2. discovery
  • establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study (verb)

    Examples

    1. find the product of two numbers

    Synonyms

    1. ascertain
    2. determine
    3. find out
  • make a discovery, make a new finding (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. discover
  • get something or somebody for a specific purpose (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. come up
    2. get hold
    3. line up
  • decide on and make a declaration about (verb)

    Examples

    1. find someone guilty

    Synonyms

    1. rule
  • come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost (verb)

    Examples

    1. Did you find your glasses?
    2. I cannot find my gloves!

    Synonyms

    1. regain
  • obtain through effort or management (verb)
  • perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place (verb)
  • succeed in reaching; arrive at (verb)

See definition of find in Merriam Webster

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