Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk udsagnsord: discover

1. discover (om opfattelse) discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe detected high levels of lead in her drinking water.
We found traces of lead in the paint.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)detect, find, notice, observe


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termersight, spy


Mere specifikke termercatch out, find out, instantiate, see, sense, trace


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdiscover, find

2. discover (om erkendelse) get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI learned that she has two grown-up children.
I see that you have been promoted.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey discover that there was a traffic accident


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)find out, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, learn, pick up, see


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mere specifikke termerascertain, catch, discover, find, get the goods, trip up, wise up


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfind, see, witness

3. discover (om tilvejebringelse) make a discovery, make a new finding


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRoentgen discovered X-rays.
Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)find


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerconceive, conceptualise, conceptualize, gestate


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningascertain, detect, determine, discover, discover, find, find, find, find out, notice, observe

4. discover (om erkendelse) make a discovery


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe found that he had lied to her.
The story is false, so far as I can discover.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)find


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerdiscover, find out, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, learn, pick up, see


Mere specifikke termerferret, ferret out, rake up


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdiscover, find

5. discover (om forhold) find unexpectedly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe archeologists chanced upon an old tomb.
She struck a goldmine.
The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)attain, chance on, chance upon, come across, come upon, fall upon, happen upon, light upon, strike


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfind, regain

6. discover (om kommunikation) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)break, bring out, disclose, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termertell


Mere specifikke termerbabble, babble out, betray, bewray, blab, blab out, blackwash, blow, come out, come out of the closet, confide, leak, let the cat out of the bag, muckrake, out, out, peach, reveal, sing, spill the beans, spring, talk, tattle


Medførerbreak, get around, get out


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbreak, get around, get out

7. discover (om opfattelse) see for the first time; make a discovery


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWho discovered the North Pole?.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mere specifikke termerrediscover


Kan forårsagecomprehend, perceive

8. discover (om erkendelse) identify as in botany or biology, for example


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)describe, distinguish, identify, key, key out, name


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Kan forårsageassort, class, classify, separate, sort, sort out









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