Definition of 'find'
Video: pronunciation of 'find'
Example sentences containing 'find'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The internet has also helped to expose rogue builders and helped people to find good ones. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were also fears about finding available homes. The Sun (2016)You wander round a vast parking lot to find your car. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Money tried to find out who is deemed deserving of a bouquet and who is not. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The jealous husband denied plotting arson but was found guilty by a jury. The Sun (2016)In these organisations you will discover diverse teams finding solutions to complex problems. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The biggest thing was finding a way to win. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But when a face from her past reappears she finds herself in real trouble and drifting from her loved ones. The Sun (2016)These can be found in fruits, dark leafy green vegetables and seafood. The Sun (2016)A Reading crown court jury found him guilty of attempted murder. The Sun (2017)Poland is an especially good place to find antiques. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The next task is to find another significant discovery from its greenfield assets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What is not at issue is finding something else to take the place of the human subject. Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)Those who could not pay back the money were to find creative ways to serve others. Christianity Today (2000)The people of the new century found pragmatism a heady wine. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)You can also find full park listings online. The Sun (2013)When looking for a passive fund find one with a low tracking error. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You will find the right person when the time is right. Positive Parent Power (1991)Researchers found fruit and veg rich in antioxidants such as spinach boost the body against the disease. The Sun (2012)Police could have a difficult time finding anything. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was also the thrill of finding one new vista and discovery after another. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)They think they know better than the texts and they will find things. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)She sees her studies as far more important than a means to find a job. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was publicly accused but then in open court was found not guilty by his peers. The Sun (2013)The constant sense of discovery as you find new areas is unbeatable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Use the internet to find instructions for something warm and fragrant that you can heat up. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There, you will also find full terms and conditions. The Sun (2014)If we did a head count in the Commons we would find the real dodgers. The Sun (2011)
Trends of 'find'
Extremely Common. find is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'find'
British English: find /faɪnd/ VERB
If you find someone or something, you see them or learn where they are.
I can't find my shoes.
- American English: find
- Arabic: يَجِدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: encontrar
- Chinese: 找到
- Croatian: naći
- Czech: najít
- Danish: finde
- Dutch: vinden
- European Spanish: encontrar
- Finnish: löytää
- French: trouver
- German: finden
- Greek: βρίσκω
- Italian: trovare
- Japanese: 見つける
- Korean: 찾다
- Norwegian: finne
- Polish: znaleźć
- European Portuguese: encontrar
- Romanian: a găsi
- Russian: находить
- Spanish: encontrar
- Swedish: hitta
- Thai: หา
- Turkish: bulmak aradığı bir şeyi
- Ukrainian: знаходити
- Vietnamese: tìm thấy
Definition of find from the Collins English Dictionary
Fed up with the great British weather? Here’s how to afford that dream summer escape
From planning early to knowing where to look, these top tips will help you fulfil your summer holiday desires
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.