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find out

verb

Definition of find out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to learn by study, observation, or search :  discover

  3. 2 a :  to catch in an offense (as a crime) <the culprits were soon found out> b :  to ascertain the true character or identity of <the informer was found out>

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to discover, learn, or verify something <I don't know, but I'll find out for you>



Examples of find out in a sentence

  1. <that was around the time that I found out I was adopted>

  2. <found out where she lived by checking the phone book>



13th Century

First Known Use of find out

13th century



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