Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun find

2 senses of find

Sense 1
discovery, breakthrough, find -- (a productive insight)
       => insight, brainstorm, brainwave -- (the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation)

Sense 2
discovery, find, uncovering -- (the act of discovering something)
       => act, deed, human action, human activity -- (something that people do or cause to happen)

Antonyms of verb find

1 of 16 senses of find

Sense 3
find, regain -- (come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!")
       Antonym of lose (Sense 5)
      => lose -- (miss from one's possessions; lose sight of; "I've lost my glasses again!")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb find

16 senses of find

Sense 1
find, happen, chance, bump, encounter -- (come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day")

Sense 2
detect, observe, find, discover, notice -- (discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint")
       => spy, sight -- (catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; "he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge")

Sense 3
find, regain -- (come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "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")

Sense 4
determine, find, find out, ascertain -- (establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; "find the product of two numbers"; "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize")

Sense 5
find, feel -- (come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; "I feel that he doesn't like me"; "I find him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining")
       => reason, reason out, conclude -- (decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house")

Sense 6
witness, find, see -- (perceive or be contemporaneous with; "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")
       => experience, see, go through -- (go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam")

Sense 7
line up, get hold, come up, find -- (get something or somebody for a specific purpose; "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")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "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")

Sense 8
discover, find -- (make a discovery, make a new finding; "Roentgen discovered X-rays"; "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle")
       => gestate, conceive, conceptualize, conceptualise -- (have the idea for; "He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients"; "This library was well conceived")

Sense 9
discover, find -- (make a discovery; "She found that he had lied to her"; "The story is false, so far as I can discover")
       => learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see -- (get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted")
          Phrasal Verb-> find out#2

Sense 10
find -- (obtain through effort or management; "She found the time and energy to take care of her aging parents"; "We found the money to send our sons to college")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "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")

Sense 11
rule, find -- (decide on and make a declaration about; "find someone guilty")
       => pronounce, label, judge -- (pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here")

Sense 12
receive, get, find, obtain, incur -- (receive a specified treatment (abstract); "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")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 13
find -- (perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place; "I found myself in a difficult situation"; "When he woke up, he found himself in a hospital room")
       => perceive, comprehend -- (to become aware of through the senses; "I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon")

Sense 14
recover, retrieve, find, regain -- (get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "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")

Sense 15
find -- (succeed in reaching; arrive at; "The arrow found its mark")
       => reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain -- (reach a destination, either real or abstract; "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")

Sense 16
find oneself, find -- (accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation; "My son went to Berkeley to find himself")
       => mature, maturate, grow -- (develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast")

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