determine, find, find out, ascertain(verb)
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"
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learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see(verb)
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"
turn around, ensure, read, pick up, collar, unwrap, key out, reveal, look, experience, get word, visualise, come upon, watch, assure, memorise, fancy, intoxicate, go steady, distinguish, disclose, learn, chance upon, receive, instruct, run into, discover, light upon, escort, try, perk, fall upon, lift up, con, uplift, reckon, give away, take heed, consider, gain vigor, study, name, come across, get a line, elate, collect, chance on, bring out, divulge, take care, let on, control, ascertain, insure, attend, date, realize, check, peck, interpret, meet, image, larn, gather up, strike, take, catch, see to it, cop, see, listen, construe, regard, visualize, describe, picture, find, catch out, call for, perk up, visit, identify, view, project, percolate, arrest, let out, hear, realise, go out, envision, happen upon, determine, take in, nab, get wind, nail, encounter, figure, acquire, examine, expose, break, witness, understand, detect, teach, key, run across, attain, memorize, go through, notice, observe, apprehend
determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn(verb)
find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
"I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"
encounter, ensure, take, read, hold in, jibe, look out, look, experience, tick off, visualise, square up, watch, gibe, assure, image, hold, run across, moderate, look on, learn, checker, condition, check out, run into, discover, regulate, escort, keep an eye on, stop, examine, pick up, memorize, visit, hear, chequer, observe, fix, mold, consider, study, con, tally, come across, regard, define, get a line, suss out, instruct, get wind, check off, check over, take care, watch out, match, check up on, control, look into, ascertain, mark, insure, attend, date, realize, go over, train, check, hold back, specify, interpret, meet, go out, witness, memorise, set, fancy, catch, decide, construe, see, discipline, square off, limit, visualize, picture, find, catch out, go through, take in, correspond, curb, view, influence, project, watch over, fit, arrest, check into, follow, contain, get word, envision, determine, larn, make up one's mind, retard, crack, turn back, go steady, figure, acquire, see to it, break, understand, delay, teach, reckon, shape, settle, tick, realise, agree, mark off
find out, catch out(verb)
trap; especially in an error or in a reprehensible act
"He was caught out"; "She was found out when she tried to cash the stolen checks"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Of human actions or character, detect is used, almost without exception, in a bad sense; discover may be used in either the good or the bad sense, oftener in the good; he was detected in a fraud; real merit is sure to be discovered. In scientific language, detect is used of delicate indications that appear in course of careful watching; as, a slight fluttering of the pulse could be detected. We discover what has existed but has not been known to us; we invent combinations or arrangements not before in use; Columbus discovered America; Morse invented the electric telegraph. Find is the most general word for every means of coming to know what was not before certainly known. A man finds in the road some stranger's purse, or finds his own which he is searching for. The expert discovers or detects an error in an account; the auditor finds the account to be correct. Compare DISCERN.
See synonyms for HIDE.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
How to use find out in a sentence?
Find out what your hero or heroine wants, and when he or she wakes up in the morning, just follow him or her all day.
We don’t know how the findings would translate into an actual retail environment, they almost certainly represent an upper bound on what might be possible, but the study suggests it would be worthwhile trying to find out.
There are a lot of different ways you can find out somebody does n’t want to do the show anymore, and it’s not fun to work with someone who does n’t want to be there, [ especially when ] they’re one of the main people and you’ve got however many crewmembers and extras and people who are [ not paid as well ] and they’re all showing up before 7 a.m., and then are just like, ‘ Oh, OK, we’re not shooting today. ’.
Around the office, we are very careful who knows what's going on. There is a place we keep everything on a secret server for the magazine, so nobody can find out who it is.
It quickly became apparent that demand was pushing costs up and seats were going fast, shortly after, we find out that this ruling may not apply to citizens. Still, with everything so fluid - who knows whether flights start getting canceled - we decided to bite the bullet and book a new itinerary that got us home before the deadline.
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- undersøge, finde ud afDanish
- herausfinden, erfahrenGerman
- descubrir, averiguarSpanish
- saada selville, selvittääFinnish
- savoir, découvrirFrench
- faigh a-machScottish Gaelic
- rájön, kitalálHungarian
- komast að, komast á snoðir umIcelandic
- 発見, 見出す, 分かる, 調べるJapanese
- experior, resciscoLatin
- onderzoeken, uitvinden, ontdekkenDutch
- dowiedzieć sięPolish
- узнавать, узнать, обнаружитьRussian
- ta reda påSwedish
- ortaya çıkarmak, anlamakTurkish
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