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English noun: discoverer

1. discoverer (person) someone who is the first to think of or make something

Synonymsartificer, inventor

Broader (hypernym)creator

Narrower (hyponym)patentee

Instance hyponymAlexander Bell, Alexander Graham Bell, Bell, Bessemer, Browning, Burroughs, Bushnell, Cartwright, Charles Goodyear, Charles Proteus Steinmetz, Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Cyrus Hall McCormick, Cyrus McCormick, Daguerre, David Bushnell, De Forest, Din Land, Eadweard Muybridge, Eastman, Edison, Edmund Cartwright, Edward James Muggeridge, Edwin Herbert Land, Eli Whitney, Elias Howe, Elisha Graves Otis, Elmer Ambrose Sperry, Father of Radio, Father of the Submarine, Fox Talbot, Francis Edgar Stanley, Fulton, Gatling, George Eastman, George Westinghouse, Gillette, Goldmark, Goodyear, Hargreaves, Herman Hollerith, Hero, Hero of Alexandria, Heron, Hollerith, Howe, Isaac M. Singer, Isaac Merrit Singer, Jacquard, James Hargreaves, James Watt, John M. Browning, John Moses Browning, Joseph M. Jacquard, Joseph Marie Jacquard, King Camp Gilette, Land, Langley, Lee De Forest, Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre, Mauser, Maxim, McCormick, Mergenthaler, Morse, Muybridge, Nikola Tesla, Orville Wright, Otis, Ottmar Mergenthaler, P. P. von Mauser, Peter Carl Goldmark, Peter Goldmark, Peter Paul Mauser, Richard Jordan Gatling, Robert Fulton, Samuel F. B. Morse, Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Samuel Morse, Samuel Pierpoint Langley, Singer, Sir Charles Wheatstone, Sir Henry Bessemer, Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, Sperry, Stanley, Steinmetz, Talbot, Tesla, Thomas Alva Edison, Thomas Edison, von Mauser, Watt, Westinghouse, Wheatstone, Whitney, Wilbur Wright, William Henry Fox Talbot, William Seward Burroughs, Wright, Wright, Zeppelin

2. discoverer (person) someone who is the first to observe something

Synonymsfinder, spotter

Broader (hypernym)beholder, observer, perceiver, percipient

Narrower (hyponym)co-discoverer

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