find out

verb

Definition of find out

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

  3. 2a :  to catch in an offense (such as a crime) the culprits were soon found outb :  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

First Known Use of find out

15th century



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