part of speech: verb
inflections: discovers, discovering, discovered
definition 1: to find or see before anyone else.
- The scientist discovered a cure for the disease.
- He discovered oil on his property.
synonyms: detect, find, stumble on
definition 2: to learn or find out about through study or by observing.
- We discovered that the game was easy to play if you know the rules.
synonyms: detect, determine, realize
derivation: discoverer (n.)
Word Builder: discover +
discovery: something that is discovered