decide on and make a declaration about; "find someone guilty"
the act of discovering something
make a discovery, make a new finding; "Roentgen discovered X-rays"; "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle"
a productive insight
succeed in reaching; arrive at; "The arrow found its mark"
perceive or be contemporaneous with;
discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "
perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place; "I found myself in a difficult situation"; "When he woke up, he found himself in a hospital room"
obtain through effort or management; "She found the time and energy to take care of her aging parents"; "We found the money to send our sons to college"
get something or somebody for a specific purpose; "I 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 ni