Synonyms for finding

Grammar : Noun
Spell : fahyn-ding
Phonetic Transcription : ˈfaɪn dɪŋ

Définition of finding

Origin :
  • c.1300, "an abandoned child," verbal noun from find (v.). Cf. foundling. Later, "a discovery; that which is found out" (1590s). Meaning "result of a judicial examination" is from 1859. Related: Findings.
  • noun judgment, verdict
Example sentences :
  • Finding his struggles useless, he resorted to expostulation.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • We have been most fortunate in finding water, and I am indeed very thankful for it.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • I could not succeed in finding the plant for which they had been digging.
  • Extract from : « The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California » by Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
  • At length, on finding the requisite water in its bed, I encamped.
  • Extract from : « Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia » by Thomas Mitchell
  • Small emergencies were constantly arising and finding her at a loss.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Subconsciously his busy ego was finding solace after last night's rebuff.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The country doctor had come, too, finding Tillie's trial not imminent.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • So now, finding the door ajar, and the room dark, he went in and turned on the light.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • She'll be finding microbes by the million in this old shack.
  • Extract from : « Chip, of the Flying U » by B. M. Bower
  • If they don't know it, it's about time they were finding it out.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter

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