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Quelle est la conjugaison de find en anglais ? Quels sont les définitions, expressions, phrasal verbs et synonymes liés à ce verbe ? Fiche complète !

Tableaux de conjugaison de find en anglais

Conjugaison du verbe find à l’indicatif

Le verbe find au present simple

  • I find
  • You find
  • He/she/it finds
  • We find
  • You find
  • They find

Le verbe find au present continuous

  • I am finding
  • You are finding
  • He/she/it is finding
  • We are finding
  • You are finding
  • They are finding

Le verbe find past simple

  • I found
  • You found
  • He/she/it found
  • We found
  • You found
  • They found

Le verbe find au past continuous

  • I was finding
  • You were finding
  • He/she/it was finding
  • We were finding
  • You were finding
  • They were finding

Le verbe find au present perfect

  • I have found
  • You have found
  • He/she/it has found
  • We have found
  • You have found
  • They have found

Le verbe find au present perfect continuous

  • I have been finding
  • You have been finding
  • He/she/it has been finding
  • We have been finding
  • You have been finding
  • They have been finding

Le verbe find au past perfect

  • I had found
  • You had found
  • He/she/it had found
  • We had found
  • You had found
  • They had found

Le verbe find au past perfect continuous

  • I had been finding
  • You had been finding
  • He/she/it had been finding
  • We had been finding
  • You had been finding
  • They had been finding

Le verbe find au future

  • I will find
  • You will find
  • He/she/it will find
  • We will find
  • You will find
  • They will find

Le verbe find au future continuous

  • I will be finding
  • You will be finding
  • He/she/it will be finding
  • We will be finding
  • You will be finding
  • They will be finding

Le verbe find au future perfect

  • I will have found
  • You will have found
  • He/she/it will have found
  • We will have found
  • You will have found
  • They will have found

Le verbe find au future perfect continuous

  • I will have been finding
  • You will have been finding
  • He/she/it will have been finding
  • We will have been finding
  • You will have been finding
  • They will have been finding

Conjugaison du verbe find au conditionnel

Le verbe find au conditional present

  • I would find
  • You would find
  • He/she/it would find
  • We would find
  • You would find
  • They would find

Le verbe find au conditional present continuous

  • I would be finding
  • You would be finding
  • He/she/it would be finding
  • We would be finding
  • You would be finding
  • They would be finding

Le verbe find au conditional perfect

  • I would have found
  • You would have found
  • He/she/it would have found
  • We would have found
  • You would have found
  • They would have found

Le verbe find au conditional perfect continuous

  • I would have been finding
  • You would have been finding
  • He/she/it would have been finding
  • We would have been finding
  • You would have been finding
  • They would have been finding

Les autres formes

L’infinitif de find

  • to find

Participe présent de find

  • finding

Participe passé de find

  • found

L’impératif de find

  • find
  • let’s find

À l’image de to fly, to lead, to know, to hold et to cut, to find est un verbe irrégulier. Vous devez donc faire particulièrement attention aux terminaisons du passé.

Définition de find en anglais

Que veut dire le verbe find en anglais ?

Le Cambridge Dictionary donne plusieurs définitions du verbe find.

Penchons-nous sur les principales :

1. To discover, especially where a thing or person is, either unexpectedly or by searching, or to discover where to get or how to achieve something

You’ll find the knives and forks in the left-hand drawer.
→ Vous trouverez les couteaux et les fourchettes dans le tiroir de gauche.

2. To realize that something exists or has happened

We came home to find that the cat had had kittens.
→ En rentrant à la maison, nous avons découvert que la chatte avait eu des chatons.

3. To think or feel a particular way about someone or something

Do you find John difficult to talk to?
→ Ne trouves-tu pas qu’il est difficile de parler à John ?

4. To make a judgment in a law court

In a unanimous verdict, the jury found him guilty of the murder.
→ Le jury l’a déclaré coupable du meurtre à l’unanimité.

5. To find someone means to meet someone you can have a close, loving relationship with

Ellen found Sascha, married him, and soon after they had twins.
→ Ellen a trouvé le grand amour en Sascha, l’a épousé et, peu de temps après, ils ont eu des jumeaux.

Pour accéder à l’intégralité de la page du Cambridge Dictionary, cliquez ici !

Les phrasal verbs avec find en anglais

Rappel : les phrasal verbs (ou “verbes à particule”) sont des verbes qui, lorsqu’ils sont suivis d’un autre mot (la particule), voient leur sens initial complété ou modifié.

Il existe quatre phrasal verbs formés sur le verbe find :

  • find against somebody → se prononcer contre quelqu’un (vocabulaire juridique)
  • find for somebody → se prononcer en faveur de quelqu’un (vocabulaire juridique)
  • find out about something/somebody → se renseigner sur, se procurer des informations surquelque chose ou quelqu’un
  • find something out → découvrir, apprendre quelque chose

Les synonymes de find en anglais

En fonction du contexte, vous pouvez remplacer le verbe to find par l’un des verbes suivants :

  • detect → détecter
  • discover → découvrir
  • distinguish → distinguer
  • encounter → rencontrer (une difficulté), trouver
  • identify → identifier
  • locate → localiser
  • pinpoint → identifier, mettre le doigt sur
  • spot → repérer

Expressions avec find en anglais

  • a lucky find → une trouvaille (familier)
  • find a job → trouver un travail
  • find a way → trouver une solution
  • find fault → trouver quelque chose à redire
  • find favor (anglais américain) / favour (anglais britannique) with somebody → trouver grâce aux yeux de quelqu’un
  • find solace in something → trouver du réconfort dans quelque chose
  • find something out the hard way → apprendre quelque chose à ses dépens
  • find true love → trouver le grand amour
  • find your bearings → se repérer
  • find your groove → trouver sa voie (trouver sa passion, par exemple)
  • please find attached → veuillez trouver ci-joint (dans un e-mail)

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