What does find out mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. determine, find, find out, ascertain(verb)

    establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study

    "find the product of two numbers"; "The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize"

  2. learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see(verb)

    get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally

    "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"

  3. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn(verb)

    find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort

    "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"

  4. find out, catch out(verb)

    trap; especially in an error or in a reprehensible act

    "He was caught out"; "She was found out when she tried to cash the stolen checks"


  1. find out(Verb)

    To discover, as by asking or exploring.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of find out in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of find out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Brockman:

    Nobody knows and you can't find out

  2. Dolly Parton:

    Find out who you are and do it on purpose.

  3. Bob Woodward:

    They're going to find out about you someday.

  4. Janine Geske:

    It's an opportunity to find out where the case is.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I think I'll be her worst nightmare, but we'll find out.

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