Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
The police have found a weapon.
Illegal drugs were found in the singer's luggage.
Did you find your shoes?
He found happiness late in life with his second wife.
Doug finally found the courage to speak.
The court found that the company was in breach of its contract.
He was found guilty and sentenced to three years in prison.
After three hours of deliberation, the jury found in our favor.
The court found against the plaintiff.
This is the American English definition of find. View British English definition of find.
mixed together in a way that is not planned, organized, or tidy
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog