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Verb: find out  fInd awt
  1. Find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
    "find out if he speaks Russian";
    - determine, check, see, ascertain, watch, learn
  2. Get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
    "I found out that she has two grown-up children";
    - learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, get a line, discover, see
  3. Establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study
    "find out the product of two numbers";
    - determine, find, ascertain
  4. Trap; especially in an error or in a reprehensible act
    "She was found out when she tried to cash the stolen checks";
    - catch out [informal]

Derived forms: found out, finding out, finds out

Type of: detect, discover, find, notice, observe