succeed in reaching; arrive at; "The arrow found its mark"
come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; "I feel that he doesnt like me"; "I find him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining" (同)feel
come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day" (同)happen, chance, bump, encounter
come upon after searching; find the location of something that was missed or lost; "Did you find your glasses?"; "I cannot find my gloves!" (同)regain
obtain through effort or management; "She found the time and energy to take care of her aging parents"; "We found the money to send our sons to college"
perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place; "I found myself in a difficult situation"; "When he woke up, he found himself in a hospital room"
take a trial impression of
establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture" (同)demonstrate, establish, show, shew
be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive" (同)turn_out, turn up
obtain probate of; "prove a will"
prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof
see and understand, have a good eye; "The artist must first learn to see"
the seat within a bishops diocese where his cathedral is located
be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product" (同)check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure
deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I dont see the situation quite as negatively as you do" (同)consider, reckon, view, regard
accompany or escort; "Ill see you to the door" (同)escort
deliberate or decide; "See whether you can come tomorrow"; "lets see--which movie should we see tonight?"
go to see for a social visit; "I went to see my friend Mary the other day"
go to see for professional or business reasons; "You should see a lawyer"; "We had to see a psychiatrist"
match or meet; "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players"
observe as if with an eye; "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"
perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight; "You have to be a good observer to see all the details"; "Can you see the bird in that tree?"; "He is blind--he cannot see"
receive as a specified guest; "the doctor will see you now"; "The minister doesnt see anybody before noon"
know and comprehend the nature or meaning of; "She did not understand her husband"; "I understand what she means"
believe to be the case; "I understand you have no previous experience?" (同)infer