Definition of Discover in English :
Define Discover in English
Discover meaning in English
Meaning of Discover in English
Pronunciation of Discover in English
Discover pronunciation in English
Pronounce Discover in Englishsee synonyms of discover
discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
Example Sentences:'She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water''We found traces of lead in the paint'
get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
Example Sentences:'I learned that she has two grown-up children''I see that you have been promoted'
3. discover, find
make a discovery, make a new finding
Example Sentences:'Roentgen discovered X-rays''Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle'
4. discover, find
make a discovery
Example Sentences:'She found that he had lied to her''The story is false, so far as I can discover'
Example Sentences:'the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb''she struck a goldmine''The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake'
make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
Example Sentences:'The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold''The actress won't reveal how old she is''bring out the truth''he broke the news to her''unwrap the evidence in the murder case'
see for the first time; make a discovery
Example Sentences:'Who discovered the North Pole?'
identify as in botany or biology, for example
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