verb (used with object), found, find·ing.
- to determine after judicial inquiry: to find a person guilty.
- to pronounce as an official act (an indictment, verdict, or judgment).
verb (used without object), found, find·ing.
- to discover or confirm the truth of (something).
- to detect or expose, as a crime or offense.
- to uncover the true nature, identity, or intentions of (someone): They found him out before he could launch the rebellion.
Words nearby find
Idioms for find
Origin of find
OTHER WORDS FROM findfind·a·ble, adjectivere·find, verb (used with object), re·found, re·find·ing.
Examples from the Web for refind
Presently he'll refind it and the road leads back to Phyllis.The Kingdom Round the Corner|Coningsby Dawson
This kind never go forth again; once they refind the ark of the covenant there they abide.The Imperialist|(a.k.a. Mrs. Everard Cotes) Sara Jeannette Duncan
Mine is the earth, thine the refind fire;I am mortal, thou divine; then soul mount higher.The Works of John Marston|John Marston
Mr. Ayres efforts to refind his man proved utterly futile, and nothing was left to him but to notify his chief.
What is it that often makes it so much harder for the soul to refind God when she is enclosed in the male body?The Prodigal Returns|Lilian Staveley
British Dictionary definitions for refind
verb finds, finding or found (faʊnd) (mainly tr)
Derived forms of findfindable, adjective
Word Origin for find
Idioms and Phrases with refind
In addition to the idioms beginning with find
- find fault
- find it in one's heart
- find one's bearings
- find oneself
- find one's way
- find out
- find true north
- hard way (find out the)