To find out, to detect (a thief); to discover (a secret) — to solve or unriddle (a parable or enigma); to understand. "Canst thou by searching find out God?" Job. xi. 7. "We do hope to find out all your tricks." Milton.To find fault with, to blame; to censure.To find one's self, to be; to fare; — often used in speaking of health; as, how do you find yourself this morning?

(Find) v. i. (Law) To determine an issue of fact, and to declare such a determination to a court; as, the jury find for the plaintiff. Burrill.

(Find), n. Anything found; a discovery of anything valuable; especially, a deposit, discovered by archæologists, of objects of prehistoric or unknown origin.

(Find"a*ble) a. Capable of being found; discoverable. Fuller.

(Find"er) n. One who, or that which, finds; specifically (Astron.), a small telescope of low power and large field of view, attached to a larger telescope, for the purpose of finding an object more readily.

(Find"fault`) n. A censurer or caviler. [Obs.]

(Find"fault`ing), a. Apt to censure or cavil; faultfinding; captious. [Obs.] Whitlock.

(Find"ing), n.

1. That which is found, come upon, or provided; esp. that which a journeyman artisan finds or provides for himself; as tools, trimmings, etc.

When a man hath been laboring . . . in the deep mines of knowledge, hath furnished out his findings in all their equipage.

2. Support; maintenance; that which is provided for one; expence; provision.

3. (Law) The result of a judicial examination or inquiry, especially into some matter of fact; a verdict; as, the finding of a jury. Burrill.

After his friends finding and his rent.

(Fin"dy) a. [AS. finding heavy; cf. Dan. fyndig strong, energetical, fynd strength, energy, emphasis.] Full; heavy; firm; solid; substantial. [Obs.]

A cold May and a windy
Makes the barn fat amd findy.
Old Proverb.

substance. (c) To gain, as the object of desire or effort; as, to find leisure; to find means. (d) To attain to; to arrive at; to acquire.

Seek, and ye shall find.
Matt. vii. 7.

Every mountain now hath found a tongue.

4. To provide for; to supply; to furnish; as, to find food for workemen; he finds his nephew in money.

Wages £14 and all found.
London Times.

Nothing a day and find yourself.

5. To arrive at, as a conclusion; to determine as true; to establish; as, to find a verdict; to find a true bill (of indictment) against an accused person.

To find his title with some shows of truth.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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