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  • v. To discover, as by asking or exploring.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
  • v. establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
  • v. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
  • v. trap; especially in an error or in a reprehensible act


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  • Tyler Locke was curious to find out who was willing to brave the trip to meet with him.

    The Ark

  • Gilbert and Pumford wanted to find out whether TCE might stimulate the production of an autoimmune response and, if so, see what cells might be involved.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • I was hired by Curtis Peltier to find out what happened to Grace, and I think you know.

    The Killing Kind

  • Crewmen who had rushed to find out what happened to the display case saw his gun and gave him a wide berth.

    The Ark

  • Joy England, a thirty-two-year-old mom from Georgetown, Texas, began her struggle to find out what was happening to her in 1999, when she was twenty-four years old.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Get on the phone and your computer and find out everything you can about Lennie Frick.

    The Huckleberry Murders

  • And see if you can find out whether there was a Lürssen or Westport yacht in the area today.

    The Ark

  • “I simply want to find out what happened to Grace Peltier, and I believe Mr. Paragon could help me toward that end.”

    The Killing Kind

  • She had to find out what it was, and this Tyler Locke guy was going to help her.

    The Ark

  • He had to find out why mild-mannered archaeologist Dilara Kenner had drawn two attempts on her life in the span of twelve hours.

    The Ark


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