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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To notice or learn, especially by making an effort: got home and discovered that the furnace wasn't working.
  • v. To be the first, or the first of one's group or kind, to find, learn of, or observe.
  • v. To learn about for the first time in one's experience: discovered a new restaurant on the west side.
  • v. To learn something about: discovered him to be an impostor; discovered the brake to be defective.
  • v. To identify (a person) as a potentially prominent performer: a movie star who was discovered in a drugstore by a producer.
  • v. Archaic To reveal or expose.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To remove the cover from; to uncover (a head, building etc.).
  • v. To expose, uncover.
  • v. To create by moving a piece out of another piece's line of attack.
  • v. To reveal (information); to divulge, make known.
  • v. To reconnoitre, explore (an area).
  • v. To find something for the first time.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To uncover.
  • v. To disclose; to lay open to view; to make visible; to reveal; to make known; to show (what has been secret, unseen, or unknown).
  • v. To obtain for the first time sight or knowledge of, as of a thing existing already, but not perceived or known; to find; to ascertain; to espy; to detect.
  • v. To manifest without design; to show.
  • v. To explore; to examine.
  • verb-intransitive. To discover or show one's self.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • . To uncover; lay open to view; disclose; make visible; hence, to show.
  • To exhibit; allow to be seen and known; act so as to manifest (unconsciously or unin-tentionally); betray: as, to discover a generous spirit; he discovered great confusion.
  • To make known by speech; tell; reveal.
  • To gain a sight of, especially for the first time or after a period of concealment; espy: as, land was discovered on the lee bow.
  • Hence To gain the first knowledgeof; find out, as something that was before entirely unknown, either to men in general, to the finder, or to persons concerned: as, Columbus discovered the new world; Newton discovered the law of gravitation; we often discover our mistakes when too late.
  • . To explore; bring to light by examination.
  • . To cause to cease to be a covering; make to be no longer a cover.
  • =Syn. 3.. To communicate, impart.
  • To descry, discern, behold.
  • Discover, invent, agree in signifying to find out; but we discover what already exists, though to us unknown; we invent what did not before exist: as, to discover the applicability of steam to the purposes of locomotion, and to invent, the machinery necessary to use steam for these ends. (See invention.) Some things are of so mixed a character that either word may be applied to them.
  • To uncover; unmask one's self.
  • To explore.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. find unexpectedly
  • v. make a discovery
  • v. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
  • v. discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
  • v. identify as in botany or biology, for example
  • v. see for the first time; make a discovery
  • v. make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
  • v. make a discovery, make a new finding
  • Verb Form
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    regain    find    conceptualize    gestate    conceive    conceptualise   
    Cross Reference
    trip up    catch    ascertain    get the goods    wise up    find    rediscover   
    Words with the same meaning
    detect    reveal    disclose    manifest    show    exhibit    invent    communicate    espy    tell   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Glover    Shover    cover    glover    hover    lover    plover    recover    rediscover    shover   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    @tpb    toidentify    GLBT    right-on    leasttwo