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noun find·er \ˈfīn-dər\

Simple Definition of finder

  • : a person who finds something that was lost

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of finder

  1. 1 :  one that finds

  2. 2 :  a small astronomical telescope of low power and wide field attached to a larger telescope for finding an object

  3. 3 :  viewfinder

14th Century

First Known Use of finder

14th century

Rhymes with finder


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finder

noun find·er

Legal Definition of finder

  1. 1 :  one that finds <the finder of lost property has a right to it as against the world, except against the true owner — McDonald v. Railway Express Agency, 81 S.E.2d 525 (1954)>

  2. 2 :  one that for a fee discovers a financial opportunity, passes it on to another, and may act as a go-between for but does not participate in subsequent negotiations between the involved parties — compare broker





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