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Detailed Synonyms for discover in English

discover:

to discover verbe (discovers, discovered, discovering)

  1. to discover
    – get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally 1
    to discover
    – get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally 1
    • discover verbe (discovers, discovered, discovering)
    to learn
    • learn verbe (learns, learnt, learning)
  2. to discover
    – get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally 1
    to discover
    – get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally 1
    • discover verbe (discovers, discovered, discovering)
    to find out
    • find out verbe (finds out, found out, finding out)
  3. to discover
    – get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally 1
    to find; to come across; to meet; to learn
    • find verbe (finds, found, finding)
    • come across verbe (comes across, came across, coming across)
    • meet verbe (meets, met, meeting)
    • learn verbe (learns, learnt, learning)
    to discover
    – get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally 1
    • discover verbe (discovers, discovered, discovering)
  4. to discover
    – get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally 1
    to see; to learn; to discover; to hear; to pick up; to find out; get word; get a line; get wind
    – get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally 1
    • see verbe (sees, saw, seeing)
      • I see that you have been promoted1
    • learn verbe (learns, learnt, learning)
      • I learned that she has two grown-up children1
    • discover verbe (discovers, discovered, discovering)
    • hear verbe (hears, heard, hearing)
    • pick up verbe (picks up, picked up, picking up)
    • find out verbe (finds out, found out, finding out)
    • get word verbe
    • get a line verbe
    • get wind verbe
  5. to discover
    – discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of 1
    to reveal; to detect; to spot
    • reveal verbe (reveals, revealed, revealing)
    • detect verbe (detects, detected, detecting)
    • spot verbe (spots, spotted, spotting)
    to discover
    – discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of 1
    • discover verbe (discovers, discovered, discovering)
  6. to discover
    – discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of 1
    to notice; to find; to discover; to detect; to observe
    – discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of 1
    • notice verbe (notices, noticed, noticing)
    • find verbe (finds, found, finding)
      • We found traces of lead in the paint1
    • discover verbe (discovers, discovered, discovering)
    • detect verbe (detects, detected, detecting)
      • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water1
    • observe verbe (observes, observed, observing)
  7. to discover
    – identify as in botany or biology, for example 1
    to distinguish; to key; to identify; to describe; to discover; to name; key out
    – identify as in botany or biology, for example 1
    • distinguish verbe (distinguishes, distinguished, distinguishing)
    • key verbe (keys, keyed, keying)
    • identify verbe (identifies, indentified, identifying)
    • describe verbe (describes, described, describing)
    • discover verbe (discovers, discovered, discovering)
    • name verbe (names, named, naming)
    • key out verbe
  8. to discover
    – make a discovery 1
    to find; to discover
    – make a discovery 1
    • find verbe (finds, found, finding)
      • She found that he had lied to her1
    • discover verbe (discovers, discovered, discovering)
      • The story is false, so far as I can discover1
  9. to discover
    – make a discovery, make a new finding 1
    to find; to discover
    – make a discovery, make a new finding 1
    • find verbe (finds, found, finding)
      • Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle1
    • discover verbe (discovers, discovered, discovering)
      • Roentgen discovered X-rays1
  10. to discover
    – see for the first time; make a discovery 1
    to discover
    – see for the first time; make a discovery 1
    • discover verbe (discovers, discovered, discovering)
      • Who discovered the North Pole?1

Conjugations for discover:

present
  1. discover
  2. discover
  3. discovers
  4. discover
  5. discover
  6. discover
simple past
  1. discovered
  2. discovered
  3. discovered
  4. discovered
  5. discovered
  6. discovered
present perfect
  1. have discovered
  2. have discovered
  3. has discovered
  4. have discovered
  5. have discovered
  6. have discovered
past continuous
  1. was discovering
  2. were discovering
  3. was discovering
  4. were discovering
  5. were discovering
  6. were discovering
future
  1. shall discover
  2. will discover
  3. will discover
  4. shall discover
  5. will discover
  6. will discover
continuous present
  1. am discovering
  2. are discovering
  3. is discovering
  4. are discovering
  5. are discovering
  6. are discovering
subjunctive
  1. be discovered
  2. be discovered
  3. be discovered
  4. be discovered
  5. be discovered
  6. be discovered
diverse
  1. discover!
  2. let's discover!
  3. discovered
  4. discovering
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Related Words for "discover":

  • rediscover, discovering, discoverable, cover

Alternate Synonyms for "discover":


Related Definitions for "discover":

  1. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally1
  2. identify as in botany or biology, for example1
  3. make a discovery1
    • The story is false, so far as I can discover1
  4. make a discovery, make a new finding1
    • Roentgen discovered X-rays1
  5. see for the first time; make a discovery1
    • Who discovered the North Pole?1
  6. discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of1