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Synonyms for discovery
dɪˈskʌv ə ridis·cov·e·ry

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. discovery

    certainty, demonstration, evidence, fact, proof

    conjecture, guess, hypothesis, scheme, speculation, supposition, surmise, system, theory

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discovery, find, uncoveringnoun

    the act of discovering something

    find, uncovering, husking, denudation, breakthrough, baring, stripping

  2. discoverynoun

    something that is discovered

    uncovering, breakthrough, find

  3. discovery, breakthrough, findnoun

    a productive insight

    uncovering, breakthrough, find

  4. discoverynoun

    (law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case; enables one side in a litigation to elicit information from the other side concerning the facts in the case

    uncovering, breakthrough, find

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Editors Contribution

  1. anagnorisis

    when character makes critical discovery in a play

    oedipus realizes he killed his father and married his mother

    Submitted by JP03 on October 26, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. discoverynoun

    disclosure, revelation, making known

  2. discoverynoun

    finding, finding out

  3. discoverynoun

    first sight, first view

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. discoverynoun

    ascertainment, detection, unearthing, disclosure


  1. List of known nicknames for "Discovery":

    Penny McCleery, Shanokee

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How to use discovery in a sentence?

  1. Chris CornellIncredibly:

    It was a long slow slide and then a long slow recovery, but there was self-discovery too.

  2. Kim Lewis:

    The discovery of this novel compound challenges long-held scientific beliefs and holds great promise for treating an array of menacing infections.

  3. Samuel Smiles:

    He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.

  4. C. C. Colton:

    Men of strong minds and who think for themselves, should not be discouraged on finding occasionally that some of their best ideas have been anticipated by former writers; they will neither anathematize others nor despair themselves. They will rather go on discovering things before discovered, until they are rewarded with a land hitherto unknown, an empire indisputably their own, both right of conquest and of discovery.

  5. Lori Glaze:

    I want to stress that NASA remains fully committed to scientific discovery and exploration of small bodies, this is exemplified by our existing missions OSIRIS-REx, Lucy and DART. We are anxiously anticipating the review of Psyche tests to better understand what that path forward will look like.

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