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Yes. The word find is a Scrabble US word. The word find is worth 8 points in Scrabble:


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Yes. The word find is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:


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You can make 10 words from 'find' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'find'


3 letters words from 'find'

NID 4 

2 letters words from 'find'

DI 3ID 3
IF 5IN 2

All 4 letters words made out of find

find ifnd fnid nfid infd nifd fidn ifdn fdin dfin idfn difn fndi nfdi fdni dfni ndfi dnfi indf nidf idnf dinf ndif dnif

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word find. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in find.

Definitions and meaning of find



From Middle English finden, from Old English findan, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną (compare West Frisian fine, Low German finden, Dutch vinden, German finden, Danish finde, Norwegian Bokmål finne, Norwegian Nynorsk and Swedish finna), a secondary verb from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path bridge), *póntoh₁s (compare English path, Old Irish étain (I find), áitt (place), Latin pōns (bridge), Ancient Greek πόντος (póntos, sea), Old Armenian հուն (hun, ford), Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬧‎𐬙𐬃‎(paṇ‎tā̊‎), Sanskrit पथ (pathá, path)).


  • enPR: fīnd, IPA(key): /faɪnd/
  • Rhymes: -aɪnd
  • Homophone: fined


find (third-person singular simple present finds, present participle finding, simple past found or (dialectal) fand, past participle found or (archaic) founden)

  1. (transitive) To encounter or discover by accident; to happen upon.
    • (Can we date this quote by Cowley and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      In woods and forests thou art found.
  2. (transitive) To encounter or discover something being searched for; to locate.
  3. (ditransitive) To discover by study or experiment direct to an object or end.
    Water is found to be a compound substance.
  4. (transitive) To gain, as the object of desire or effort.
    to find leisure; to find means
  5. (transitive) To attain to; to arrive at; to acquire.
    Looks like he found a new vehicle for himself!
  6. (transitive) To point out.
  7. (ditransitive) To decide that, to discover that, to form the opinion that.
    • (Can we date this quote by Cowley and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      The torrid zone is now found habitable.
  8. (transitive) To arrive at, as a conclusion; to determine as true; to establish.
    to find a verdict; to find a true bill (of indictment) against an accused person
  9. (transitive, archaic) To supply; to furnish.
    to find food for workmen
  10. (transitive, archaic) To provide for
    He finds his nephew in money.
    • (Can we date this quote by London Times and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Wages £14 and all found.
    • (Can we date this quote by Charles Kingsley and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Nothing a day and find yourself.
  11. (intransitive, law) To determine or judge.
  12. (intransitive, hunting) To discover game.
    • 1945, Nancy Mitford, The Pursuit of Love, Penguin 2010, page 57:
      They found at once, and there was a short sharp run, during which Linda and Tony, both in a somewhat showing-off mood, rode side by side over the stone walls.


  • See also Thesaurus:deem


  • lose

Derived terms

  • befind
  • findable
  • finder
  • hard-to-find
  • viewfinder
  • unfindable

Related terms

See also finding and found



find (plural finds)

  1. Anything that is found (usually valuable), as objects on an archeological site or a person with talent.
  2. The act of finding.
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  • (anything found): discovery, catch


Further reading

  • find in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • find in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.


  • NFID



  • IPA(key): /fend/, [fenˀ]
  • Rhymes: -end



  1. imperative of finde

Middle English


find (plural findes)

  1. Alternative form of feend

  • to come upon after a search.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)