Translation of "find" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /faɪnd/ us /fɑɪnd/ past tense and past participle found

A1 to discover something or someone that you have been looking for

I can’t find my car keys.

A2 to discover something by chance

I found some money in my coat pocket.

B1 to become aware of something

I came home to find the kitchen window had been broken.

B1 to think or feel a particular way about someone or something

I find exams very stressful.
find someone guilty/not guilty

to judge that someone is guilty in a law court

declarar a alguien culpable/no culpable
She was found guilty of murder.
find yourself somewhere/doing something

to become aware that you have gone somewhere or done something without intending to

encontrarse en algún sitio/haciendo algo
I woke up and found myself in a hospital bed.
be found

to exist or be present somewhere

Many animals are found only in Australia.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /faɪnd/ us /fɑɪnd/

something or someone valuable, interesting, or useful that you discover

hallazgo, descubrimiento
This hotel was a real find.

(Translation of “find” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /faind/ (past tense, past participle found /faund/)

to come upon or meet with accidentally or after searching

encontrar, hallar
Look what I’ve found!

to discover

I found that I couldn’t do the work.

to consider; to think (something) to be

encontrar, parecer
I found the British weather very cold.
findings noun plural

information that you discover as the result of carrying out research

The experiment produced some very interesting findings.

(legal) a decision made by a judge or jury in a court case.

conclusiones, resultados
find one’s feet

to become able to cope with a new situation

acostumbrarse, encontrarse
She found the new job difficult at first, but she soon found her feet.
find out phrasal verb

to discover

descubrir, averiguar
I found out what was troubling her.

to discover the truth (about someone), usually that he has done wrong

He had been stealing from the company for years, but eventually they found him out.

(Translation of “find” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)