discover

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Verb[change]

Plain form
discover

Third-person singular
discovers

Past tense
discovered

Past participle
discovered

Present participle
discovering

  1. (transitive) To find a new idea that was not known before, or to find a thing that was not known about before.
    Doctors want to discover a cure for cancer.
    Einstein discovered that E=mc^2
    Christopher Columbus is famous for discovering the Americas.

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