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Synonyms for discovery
dɪˈskʌv ə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discovery, find, uncovering(noun)

    the act of discovering something

  2. discovery, breakthrough, find(noun)

    a productive insight

    taxable, nonexempt

  3. discovery(noun)

    something that is discovered

  4. discovery(noun)

    (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


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. discovery

    certainty, demonstration, evidence, fact, proof

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

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. discovery(n.)

    disclosure, revelation, making known

  2. discovery(n.)

    finding, finding out

  3. discovery(n.)

    first sight, first view

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. discovery(n)

    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. Vladimir Airapetian:

    This discovery is hard to overestimate.

  2. Jack Davis:

    Its discovery is particularly interesting in light of the role she played in Egypt as protectress of the dead.

  3. Yasuhito Sekine:

    We knew that Mars might had liquid ocean and heat in the past, but now it's a cold and dry planet. But the Saturn moon, Enceladus, has liquid water and heat reacting to each other, which is a new discovery that raises the possibility of that there may be living organisms.

  4. Kazushige Todaka:

    I was really surprised because the location of the sunken ship has never been identified since it went down. I have heard countless stories in the past that the ship was discovered, but they all turned out not to be true. wonderful discovery.

  5. Jonathan Feng:

    If true, it’s revolutionary, for decades, we’ve known of four fundamental forces: gravitation, electromagnetism, and the strong and weak nuclear forces. If confirmed by further experiments, this discovery of a possible fifth force would completely change our understanding of the universe, with consequences for the unification of forces and dark matter.

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