Meaning of “find out (something)” in the English Dictionary


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find out (something)

past tense and past participle found
phrasal verb with find us /fɑɪnd/ verb past tense and past participle found /fɑʊnd/

to obtain knowledge of something, or to obtain knowledge of someone's activities, esp. dishonest ones:

How did you find out about the party?
I just found out that he was cheating on the test.
He wondered whether his boss was involved, but he saw no way of finding that out.

(Definition of “find out (something)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)