1. breakthrough, find, discovery (noun)
a productive insight.
2. find, bump, encounter, chance, happen (verb)
come upon, as if by accident; meet with.
3. discovery, find, uncovering (noun)
the act of discovering something.
the discovery and description of the course of development of something.
discovering your own individuality.
making an important discovery.
the act of discovering again.
4. detect, discover, notice, observe, find (verb)
discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of.
5. regain, find (verb)
come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost.
miss from one's possessions; lose sight of.
find by testing or cautious exploration.
6. ascertain, determine, find out, find (verb)
establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study.
determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation.
determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNA.
math: determine the length of.
fix, find, or establish again.
determine the order of constituents in.
determine the refracting power of (a lens).
determine the quantity of someone's share.
7. feel, find (verb)
come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds.
8. witness, see, find (verb)
perceive or be contemporaneous with.
become aware of.
9. get hold, line up, find, come up (verb)
get something or somebody for a specific purpose.
10. discover, find (verb)
make a discovery, make a new finding.
11. discover, find (verb)
make a discovery.
12. find (verb)
obtain through effort or management.
13. rule, find (verb)
decide on and make a declaration about.
14. incur, obtain, receive, get, find (verb)
receive a specified treatment (abstract).
undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature.
ascertain or determine by measuring, computing or take a reading from a dial.
15. find (verb)
perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place.
16. recover, regain, retrieve, find (verb)
get or find back; recover the use of.
obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer.
17. find (verb)
succeed in reaching; arrive at.
18. find oneself, find (verb)
accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation.
find fault (verb)
harass with constant criticism
find oneself (verb)
accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation
find out (verb)
establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
someone who comes upon something after searching
finder's fee (noun)
a fee that is paid to someone who finds a source of financial backing or to someone who brings people together for business purposes
the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
finding of fact (noun)
(law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment
finding of law (noun)
a finding as to the applicability of a rule of law to particular facts
a collection of tools and other articles used by an artisan to make jewelry or clothing or shoes
money extracted as a penalty
fine art (noun)
the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
fine arts (noun)
the study and creation of visual works of art
fine print (noun)
the part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small type
fine spray (noun)
precipitation in very small drops
fine structure (noun)
the presence of groups of closely spaced spectrum lines observed in the atomic spectrum of certain elements