Definitions for finderˈfaɪn dər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

find•erˈfaɪn dər(n.)

  1. a person or thing that finds.

  2. Category: Photography

    Ref: viewfinder.

  3. a small wide-angle telescope attached to a larger one for locating objects to be studied.

    Category: Astronomy

  4. a person or firm that acts as agent in initiating a business transaction.

    Category: Business

Origin of finder:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. finder(noun)

    someone who comes upon something after searching

  2. finder, discoverer, spotter(noun)

    someone who is the first to observe something

  3. finder, viewfinder, view finder(noun)

    optical device that helps a user to find the target of interest


  1. finder(Noun)

    One who finds, or discovers something.

    Finders keepers, losers weepers.

  2. finder(Noun)

    An optical device, such as a viewfinder, used to locate a target or other object of interest

Webster Dictionary

  1. Finder(noun)

    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


  1. Finder

    Finder is a science fiction comic book series written, drawn, and published since 1996 by Carla Speed McNeil, and currently appearing free online at McNeil's website for later collection into trade paperback editions. McNeil describes Finder as "aboriginal science fiction" and her storylines throw together characters from recognizable aboriginal and modern urban societies in a far-future Earth. Finder is the recipient of numerous awards and award nominations.

Anagrams of finder

  1. refind

  2. friend, Friend

  3. Friend


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