find one's way

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of find one's way

1 : to look for and find where one needs to go in order to get somewhere
  • I found my way home without any problems.
  • She got lost trying to find her way back to the hotel.
often used figuratively
  • He's still finding his way as an actor.
2 : to go or arrive somewhere by chance or after a time of wandering
  • The settlers eventually found their way to California.

Word by Word Definitions

find play
  1. : to come upon often accidentally : encounter

  2. : to meet with (a particular reception)

  3. : to come upon by searching or effort

  1. : an act or instance of finding

  2. : something found: such as

  3. : a valuable discovery

way play
  1. : a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

  2. : an opening for passage

  3. : the course traveled from one place to another : route

  1. : of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. : by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far

  2. : by far : much

  3. : very


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