1. To meet with, or light upon, accidentally; to gain the first sight or knowledge of, as of something new, or unknown; hence, to fall in with, as a person. Searching the window for a flint, i found this paper, thus sealed up. (Shak) In woods and forests thou art found. (Cowley)
2. To learn by experience or trial; to perceive; to experience; to discover by the intellect or the feelings; to detect; to feel. I find you passing gentle. The torrid zone is now found habitable. (Cowley)
5. To arrive at, as a conclusion; to determine as true; to establish; as, to find a verdict; to find a true bill (of indictment) against an accused person. To find his title with some shows of truth. (Shak) to find out, to detect (a thief); to discover (a secret) to solve or unriddle (a parable or enigma); to understand. Canst thou by searching find out God? We do hope to find out all your tricks. to find fault with, to blame; to censure. To find one's self, to be; to fare; often used in speaking of health; as, how do you find yourself this morning?