- discover or perceive by chance or unexpectedly；discover after a deliberate search
- a discovery of something valuable, typically something of archaeological interest；a person who is discovered to be useful or interesting in some way
verb: find, 3rd person present: finds, gerund or present participle: finding, past tense: found, past participle: found
- 1. discover or perceive by chance or unexpectedly Lindsey looked up to find Neil watching her the remains of a body had been found 同義詞
- ▪ discover after a deliberate search I can't find my keys the sailor and his crew were found safe and well last night 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ discover oneself to be in a particular situation phobia sufferers often find themselves virtual prisoners in their own home
- ▪ succeed in obtaining (something) he's still struggling to find the money for the trip 同義詞
- ▪ summon up (a quality, especially courage) with an effort I found the courage to speak 同義詞
- ▪ (of hunters or hounds) discover game, especially a fox Lady Montego heard the new halloo—they had found
- 2. identify (something) as being present vitamin B12 is found in dairy products a rare species found only in the Italian Alps 同義詞
- ▪ discover or experience to be the case the majority of staff find the magazine to be informative and useful she found that none of the local nursery schools had an available slot
- ▪ ascertain by study, calculation, or inquiry the class are encouraged to find their own solutions to problems 同義詞
- ▪ discover the fundamental truths about one's own character and identity.
- ▪ experience or regard (something) in a specified way both men found it difficult to put ideas into words 同義詞
- ▪ (of a court) officially declare to be the case he was found guilty of speeding the court found that a police lab expert had fabricated evidence 同義詞
- 3. reach or arrive at by a natural or normal process water finds its own level
- ▪ reach one's destination, typically without first knowing how to get there she'll never find her way to the house on her own
- ▪ (of a letter) reach (someone).
- ▪ archaic reach the understanding or conscience of the books of which I have been speaking found me and taught me
- 1. a discovery of something valuable, typically something of archaeological interest he made his most spectacular finds in the Valley of the Kings 同義詞
- ▪ a person who is discovered to be useful or interesting in some way Ted had turned out to be a real find
- ▪ the finding of a fox.