Meaning of discover

dis•cov•er

Pronunciation: (di-skuv'ur), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to see, get knowledge of, learn of, find, or find out; gain sight or knowledge of (something previously unseen or unknown): to discover America; to discover electricity.
  2. to notice or realize: I discovered I didn't have my credit card with me when I went to pay my bill.
  3. to make known; reveal; disclose.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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