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

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 3 votes

  1. discovery

    certainty, demonstration, evidence, fact, proof

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

Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 3 votes

  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 Contribution5.0 / 1 vote

  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 Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. discoverynoun

    disclosure, revelation, making known

  2. discoverynoun

    finding, finding out

  3. discoverynoun

    first sight, first view

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. discoverynoun

    ascertainment, detection, unearthing, disclosure

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Discovery":

    Penny McCleery, Shanokee

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  1. 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.

  2. Illusions Index:

    In 1804, Troxler made the discovery that rigidly fixating one’s gaze on some element in the visual field can cause surrounding stationary images to seem to slowly disappear or fade, they are replaced with an experience, the nature of which is determined by the background that the object is on.

  3. Masashi Chiba:

    This discovery implies hundreds of faint dwarf satellites waiting to be discovered in the halo of the Milky Way, how many satellites are indeed there and what properties they have, will give us an important clue of understanding how the Milky Way formed and how dark matter contributed to it.

  4. Yasuhiro Oba:

    The discovery of uracil in the samples from Ryugu lends strength to current theories regarding the source of nucleobases in the early Earth, the OSIRIS-REx mission by NASA will be returning samples from asteroid Bennu this year, and a comparative study of the composition of these asteroids will provide further data to build on these theories.

  5. Dennis Ausiello:

    Innovation is at the heart and core of the business, and discovery is at the heart and core of innovation.

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