HyperDic: ferret_out

English > 1 sense of the expression ferret out:
VERBcognitionferret out, ferretsearch and discover through persistent investigation
English > ferret out: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
Meaningsearch and discover through persistent investigation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Broaderdiscover, findmake a discovery

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