Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: find

1. find (om erkendelse) a productive insight


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)breakthrough, discovery


Mindre specifikke termerbrainstorm, brainwave, insight

2. find (om handling) the act of discovering something


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)discovery, uncovering


Mindre specifikke termeract, deed, human action, human activity


Mere specifikke termerbreakthrough, catching, detection, determination, espial, finding, rediscovery, self-discovery, spotting, spying, tracing


Engelsk udsagnsord: find

1. find (om forhold) come upon, as if by accident; meet with


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe find this idea in Plato.
I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here.
She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey find the money in the closet


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bump, chance, encounter, happen


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

2. find (om opfattelse) discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe detected high levels of lead in her drinking water.
We found traces of lead in the paint.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)detect, discover, notice, observe


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termersight, spy


Mere specifikke termercatch out, find out, instantiate, see, sense, trace


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdiscover, find

3. find (om forhold) come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDid you find your glasses?.
I cannot find my gloves!.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey find the money in the closet


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)regain


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeracquire, get


Mere specifikke termerattain, chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, discover, fall upon, feel, happen upon, light upon, locate, rout out, rout up, strike, turn up


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfind, find, recover, regain, retrieve


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)lose

4. find (om kommunikation) establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFind the product of two numbers.
The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ascertain, determine, find out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE


Mere specifikke termeradmeasure, count, enumerate, gauge, locate, number, numerate, rectify, redetermine, refract, sequence, situate, translate


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningascertain, check, determine, discover, find, find out, learn, see, watch

5. find (om erkendelse) come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI feel that he doesn't like me.
I find him to be obnoxious.
I found the movie rather entertaining.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey find that there was a traffic accident


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)feel


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerconclude, reason, reason out


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfind, rule

6. find (om opfattelse) perceive or be contemporaneous with


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe found Republicans winning the offices.
You'll see a lot of cheating in this school.
The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions.
I want to see results.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)see, witness


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerexperience, go through, see


Mere specifikke termercatch


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdiscover, find, find out, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, learn, pick up, see

7. find (om forhold) get something or somebody for a specific purpose


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener.
I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing.
The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)come up, get hold, line up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeracquire, get

8. find (om tilvejebringelse) make a discovery, make a new finding


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRoentgen discovered X-rays.
Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)discover


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerconceive, conceptualise, conceptualize, gestate


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningascertain, detect, determine, discover, discover, find, find, find, find out, notice, observe

9. find (om erkendelse) make a discovery


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe found that he had lied to her.
The story is false, so far as I can discover.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)discover


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerdiscover, find out, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, learn, pick up, see


Mere specifikke termerferret, ferret out, rake up


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdiscover, find

10. find (om forhold) obtain through effort or management


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe found the time and energy to take care of her aging parents.
We found the money to send our sons to college.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeracquire, get


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfind, regain

11. find (om kommunikation) decide on and make a declaration about


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFind someone guilty.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rule


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerjudge, label, pronounce


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfeel, find

12. find (om ændring) receive a specified treatment (abstract)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThese aspects of civilization do not find expression or receive an interpretation.
His movie received a good review.
I got nothing but trouble for my good intentions.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get, incur, obtain, receive


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termertake


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningacquire, get

13. find (om opfattelse) perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI found myself in a difficult situation.
When he woke up, he found himself in a hospital room.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP


Mindre specifikke termercomprehend, perceive


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfind, see, witness

14. find (om forhold) get or find back; recover the use of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe regained control of herself.
She found her voice and replied quickly.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)recover, regain, retrieve


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Mindre specifikke termeracquire, get


Mere specifikke termeraccess


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfind, regain

15. find (om bevægelse) succeed in reaching; arrive at


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe arrow found its mark.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerarrive at, attain, gain, hit, make, reach

16. find (om ændring) accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMy son went to Berkeley to find himself.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)find oneself


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termergrow, maturate, mature









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