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discover

dis·cov·er

discover

 
 
pronunciation:
dih skuh vr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: discovered, discovering, discovers
definition 1: to find or see before anyone else.
He discovered oil on his property.
synonyms:
detect, find
similar words:
come across, locate, notice, spot
definition 2: to learn or find out about something through study or by watching.
We discovered that it was easy to use e-mail.
synonyms:
detect, realize
similar words:
find, find out, learn, see
derivation: discoverer (n.)
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  • discovery:
    something that is discovered
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