find out

Definitions of find out
  1. verb
    find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
    find out if he speaks Russian”
    synonyms: ascertain, check, determine, learn, see, watch
    ascertain, assure, check, control, ensure, insure, see, see to it
    be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
    ascertain, determine, find
    establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
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    test
    determine the presence or properties of (a substance)
  2. verb
    establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
    synonyms: ascertain, determine, find
    ascertain, check, determine, learn, see, watch
    find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
    discover, find
    make a discovery, make a new finding
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    gauge
    determine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation
    translate
    determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNA
    rectify
    math: determine the length of
    redetermine
    fix, find, or establish again
    sequence
    determine the order of constituents in
    refract
    determine the refracting power of (a lens)
    count, enumerate, number, numerate
    determine the number or amount of
    admeasure
    determine the quantity of someone's share
    locate, situate
    determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
    recount
    count again
    miscount
    count wrongly
    census
    conduct a census
    add, add together, add up, sum, sum up, summate, tally, tot, tot up, total, tote up
    determine the sum of
    acquire
    locate (a moving entity) by means of a tracking system such as radar
    radiolocate
    locate by means of radar
    map
    locate within a specific region of a chromosome in relation to known DNA or gene sequences
    localise, localize, place
    identify the location or place of
    base
    situate as a center of operations
  3. verb
    get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    synonyms: discover, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, learn, pick up, see
    find, see, witness
    perceive or be contemporaneous with
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    get the goods
    discover some bad or hidden information about
    wise up
    get wise to
    catch, trip up
    detect a blunder or misstep
    ascertain
    learn or discover with certainty
    discover, find
    make a discovery
    rake up
    bring to light
    price
    ascertain or learn the price of
    ferret, ferret out
    search and discover through persistent investigation
  4. verb
    trap; especially in an error or in a reprehensible act
    “She was found out when she tried to cash the stolen checks”
    synonyms: catch out
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    detect, discover, find, notice, observe
    discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
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