1. Discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of (synset 202158938)
    "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint"
  2. Get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally (synset 200600349)
    "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
  3. Make a discovery, make a new finding (synset 201641524)
    "Roentgen discovered X-rays"; "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle"
  4. Make a discovery (synset 200723361)
    "She found that he had lied to her"; "The story is false, so far as I can discover"
  5. Find unexpectedly (synset 202291532)
    "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"
  6. Make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret (synset 200935783)
    "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case"; "The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings"
  7. See for the first time;
    Make a discovery (synset 202132531)
    "Who discovered the North Pole?"
  8. Identify as in botany or biology, for example (synset 200654017)

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