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Main Entry: dis·cov·er
Pronunciation: dis-primarystresskschwav-schwar
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): dis·cov·ered; dis·cov·er·ing /-primarystresskschwav-(schwa-)rieng/
1 : to make known or visible (as something secret or hidden)
2 a : to obtain sight or knowledge of for the first time <discovered an uncharted island> <discovered the law of gravity> b : to detect the presence of : FIND <discovered a pizza waiting on the table> c : FIND OUT <was surprised to discover that I had lost my keys>
- dis·cov·er·able /-primarystresskschwav-(schwa-)rschwa-bschwal/ adjective
- dis·cov·er·er /-primarystresskschwav-schwar-schwar/ noun

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