Synonyms of discover in English:

discover


See definition of discover

verb

1‘two guards discovered her hiding in the back of the minivan’

SYNONYMS

find, locate, come across, come upon, stumble on, chance on, light on, bring to light, uncover, unearth, turn up, track down

run down, run to earth, run to ground, smoke out

ANTONYMS

hide

2‘I discovered that she had been lying’

SYNONYMS

find out, come to know, learn, realize, recognize, see, ascertain, work out, fathom out, detect, determine, spot, notice, perceive

dig out, dig up, ferret out, root out, nose out, dredge up

reveal, disclose

informal get wise to the fact, get wind of the fact, have an aha moment, figure out, sniff out, rumble, tumble to

British informal twig, suss out

North American informal dope out

ANTONYMS

conceal, hide

3‘scientists have discovered a new way of dating fossil crustaceans’

SYNONYMS

hit on, come up with, invent, originate, devise, design, contrive, conceive of

pioneer, develop