discover discover  /dɪs ˈkə vər/


  1. (v) identify as in botany or biology, for example
  2. (v) discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
  3. (v) get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
  4. (v) make a discovery, make a new finding
  5. (v) make a discovery
  6. (v) find unexpectedly
  7. (v) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
  8. (v) see for the first time; make a discovery

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  1. They are clues that are to be exploredmoused over, reallyso you can discover who, and what, lies beyond.
  2. The improbable chain of events that led Alexander Fleming to discover penicillin in 1928 is the stuff of which scientific myths are made.
  3. More like a toy than a comicbook, it kept me busy for a couple of hours, going back and forth to discover its secrets.


  1. Discover Financial Services Announces Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call

    Discover Financial Services plans to report its second quarter 2013 results after the market closes on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. The earnings release will be available on
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Discover the Lancaster you may not know June 22-23

    Discover everything from alpaca wool to craft brewing over two days across Lancaster County, from Indian Land to Heath Springs.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Rock Hill Herald

  3. Discover Financial, FedEx, Oracle, Alcoa and Goldman Sachs are part of Zacks Earnings Preview:

    Discover Financial, FedEx, Oracle, Alcoa and Goldman Sachs are part of Zacks Earnings Preview:
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "When we open our hearts and our minds to those who may not think precisely like we do or believe precisely what we do, that's when we discover at least the possibility of common ground," said Mr. Obama, dressed in the blue-and-black robe of the...
    on May 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "If this is like other catastrophic failures of technological systems in modern history whether it was the sinking of the Titanic, Three Mile Island or the loss of the Challenger, we will likely discover that there was a cascade of failures:...
    on May 11, 2010 By: Jeff Bingaman Source:

  3. "I hadn't realized how much my chemistry with him since `Titanic' would still stick," says Kate. "It's great to discover we can just slip right into it, like muscle memory."
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Kate Winslet Source: Los Angeles Times

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