Synonyms and Antonyms of find
1 to come upon after searching, study, or effort <we finally found the information after searching dozens of Internet sites> Synonyms ascertain, descry, detect, determine, dig out, dig up, discover, dredge (up), ferret (out), find out, get, hit (on or upon), hunt (down or up), learn, locate, nose out, root (out), rout (out), rummage, run down, scare up, scout (up), track (down), turn up Related Words espy, sight, spot; look for, search (for or out), seek Near Antonyms lose, mislay, misplace, misset Antonyms miss, overlook, pass over
2 to come upon unexpectedly or by chance <hey, I found my notebook!> Synonyms chance (upon), encounter, happen, hit (upon), light (on or upon), meet, pitch (upon), stumble (on or onto), tumble (upon)Related Words luck (out, on, onto, or into); confront, face; discover, strike, turn up
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