HyperDic: discovery

English > 4 senses of the word discovery:
NOUNactdiscovery, find, uncoveringthe act of discovering something
communicationdiscoverysomething that is discovered
cognitiondiscovery, breakthrough, finda productive insight
communicationdiscovery(law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case
discovery > pronunciation
Soundsdihskah'veriy; dihskah'vriy; dih.skah'vriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
accusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > discovery: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of discovering something.
Synonymsfind, uncovering
Narrowerbreakthroughmaking an important discovery
detection, catching, espial, spying, spottingThe act of detecting something
determination, findingThe act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
rediscoveryThe act of discovering again
self-discoveryDiscovering your own individuality
tracingThe discovery and description of the course of development of something
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Spanishdescubrimiento, hallazgo
Catalandescoberta, descobriment, troballa
Verbsdiscovermake a discovery
discoverget to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
discovermake a discovery, make a new finding
discoversee for the first time
discoverdiscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
discoverfind unexpectedly
English > discovery: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningSomething that is discovered.
Broaderdisclosure, revelation, revealingThe speech act of making something evident / evident
Spanishdescubrimiento, hallazgo
Catalandescoberta, descobriment, troballa
Verbsdiscovermake a discovery
discoverget to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
discovermake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
discovermake a discovery, make a new finding
discoversee for the first time
discoverdiscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
discoverfind unexpectedly
English > discovery: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA productive insight.
Synonymsbreakthrough, find
Broaderinsight, brainstorm, brainwaveThe clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
Spanishdescubrimiento, hallazgo
Catalantroballa
Verbsdiscovermake a discovery
discoverget to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
discovermake a discovery, make a new finding
discoversee for the first time
discoverdiscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
English > discovery: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaning(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.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderdisclosure, revelation, revealingThe speech act of making something evident / evident

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