Synonyms of 'discover'
to learn about for the first timeAs he discovered, she had a brilliant mind.
I'd better go and see if she's all right.
They learned of his military service from archive records.
He left the party seconds before smoke was spotted coming up the stairs.
The investigation will determine what really happened.
People should not hesitate to contact the police if they notice anything suspicious.
I recognize my own shortcomings.
I perceived a number of changes.
He could detect a certain sadness in her face.
clapboard façades that revolve to disclose snug interiors
Under the bridge we could just discern a shadowy figure.
Try to ascertain what services the bank is offering.
suss (out) (slang),
get wise to (informal)
to find after study or searchThe suitcase was discovered on a roadside outside the city.
to be the first to find or find out aboutScientists discovered a way of forming the image in a thin layer on the surface.
He invented the first electric clock.
Several countries developed a revised budget.
We may be able to design a course to suit your particular needs.
the scientist who invented and pioneered DNA tests
We devised a scheme to help him.
No-one knows who originated this story.
The oil companies were accused of contriving a shortage of gasoline to justify price increases.
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in the sense of ascertain
to find out definitelyTry to ascertain what services the bank is offering.
in the sense of contrive
to devise or construct ingeniouslyThe oil companies were accused of contriving a shortage of gasoline to justify price increases.
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