Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) detect, observe, find, discover, notice (discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of) "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint"
- S: (v) learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see (get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally) "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
- S: (v) discover, find (make a discovery, make a new finding) "Roentgen discovered X-rays"; "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle"
- S: (v) discover, find (make a discovery) "She found that he had lied to her"; "The story is false, so far as I can discover"
- S: (v) fall upon, strike, come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, attain, discover (find unexpectedly) "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"
- S: (v) unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out, uncover (make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret) "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"
- S: (v) discover (see for the first time; make a discovery) "Who discovered the North Pole?"
- S: (v) identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, name (identify as in botany or biology, for example)