find one's way

idiom

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 figurativelyHe'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.

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“Find one's way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/find%20one%27s%20way. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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