First, an object must be findable there (or sure signs of such an object must be found) which shall agree with the opinion.
If the old Ute could not find it, surely it is not findable.
That's all that is findable by me upon this mere gasp of a thing.
I suppose that in the files of old illustrated weeklies somewhere, a score of portraits must be findable.
Of this ultra-damned thing, there is no mention, findable by me, in any other publication.
I have been a "pocket" miner—a sort of gold mining not findable in any but one little spot in the world, so far as I know.
I have been a “pocket” miner—a sort of gold mining not findable in any but one little spot in the world, so far as I know.
I have written to my bookseller to find for you, and send a complete edition of "Modern Painters," if findable.
Old English findan "come upon, meet with, discover; obtain by search or study" (class III strong verb; past tense fand, past participle funden), from Proto-Germanic *finthan "to come upon, discover" (cf. Old Saxon findan, Old Frisian finda, Old Norse finna, Middle Dutch vinden, Old High German findan, German finden, Gothic finþan), originally "to come upon."
The Germanic word is from PIE root *pent- "to tread, go" (cf. Old High German fendeo "pedestrian;" Sanskrit panthah "path, way;" Avestan panta "way;" Greek pontos "open sea," patein "to tread, walk;" Latin pons (genitive pontis) "bridge;" Old Church Slavonic poti "path," peta "heel;" Russian put' "path, way"). To find out "to discover by scrutiny" is from 1550s (Middle English had a verb, outfinden, c.1300).
"person or thing discovered," 1825, from find (v.).
A remarkable discovery, esp of something unexpected (1872+)
if you can't find 'em