Find out - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfaɪnd ˈaʊt|
Brit.  |faɪnd ˈaʊt|


- establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study (syn: ascertain, determine, find)
- get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally (syn: discover, hear, learn, pick up, see)
- find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort (syn: ascertain, check, determine, learn, see, watch)
find out if he speaks Russian
- trap; especially in an error or in a reprehensible act

Extra examples

...that was around the time that I found out I was adopted...

...found out where she lived by checking the phone book...

It took them a while to find out what was causing the problem.

We won't find out until morning. fair takes your breath away when you find out what properties in London are going for...

The magazine conducted a poll to find out the favorite 100 movies of all time.

These detectives won't stop digging until they find out what happened.

We had to do some detective work to find out who used to own the property.

They were curious to find out who won the game.

We have a sacred duty to find out the truth.

... who shall ... through the palpable obscure find out his uncouth way ...?

“How did she find out about the surprise party?” “Tom blabbed.”

...we deciphered the hidden message to find out when we were supposed to meet...

...most people can't imagine the kind of elation that comes with winning a super lottery's grand prize, but they're dying to find out...

...flip through this month's fashion mags to find out what's in style...

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