HyperDic: find_out

English > 4 senses of the expression find out:
VERBcommunicationfind out, determine, find, ascertainestablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment / experiment, survey, or study
cognitionfind out, learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, get a line, discover, seeget to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
communicationfind out, determine, check, see, ascertain, watch, learnfind out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
cognitionfind out, catch outtrap
English > find out: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningEstablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment / experiment, survey, or study.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
Synonymsdetermine, find, ascertain
NarroweradmeasureDetermine the quantity of someone's share
count, number, enumerate, numerateDetermine the number or amount of
gaugeDetermine the capacity, volume, or contents of by measurement and calculation
rectify(math) determine the length of
redetermineFix, find, or establish again
refractDetermine the refracting power of (a lens)
sequenceDetermine the order of constituents in
situate, locateDetermine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
translateDetermine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNA
Similar todetermine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learnFind out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
discover, findmake a discovery, make a new finding
Spanishdecidir, descubrir, determinar, encontrar
Catalandecidir, descobrir, determinar, trobar
English > find out: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningGet to know or become aware of, usually accidentally.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey find out that there was a traffic accident
Synonymslearn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, get a line, discover, see
NarrowerascertainLearn or discover with certainty
discover, findmake a discovery
get the goodsDiscover some bad or hidden / hidden information about
trip up, catchdetect a blunder or misstep
wise upget wise to
See alsofindmake a discovery
Similar towitness, find, seeperceive or be contemporaneous with
Spanishaprender, averiguar, descubrir, enterarse, enterar, oír, ver
Catalanaprendre, assabentar-se, assabentar, descobrir, veure
English > find out: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningFind out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort.
PatternSomebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
ModelThey find out whether there was a traffic accident
Example "find out if he speaks Russian"
Synonymsdetermine, check, see, ascertain, watch, learn
NarrowertestDetermine the presence or properties of (a substance)
Similar todetermine, find, find out, ascertainEstablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment / experiment, survey, or study
see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assureBe careful or certain to do something
Spanishaprender, averiguar, decidir, determinar, establecer, mirar, ver
Catalanaprendre, decidir, determinar, esbrinar, mirar, trobar, veure
English > find out: 4 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningtrap; especially in an error or in a reprehensible act.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymcatch out
Broaderdetect, observe, find, discover, noticeDiscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
Spanishdescubrir
Catalandescobrir

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