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"Discover" in Chinese?

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"Discover" in Chinese : 发现

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Pronunciation : Dis*cov"er
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OE. discoveren, discuren, descuren, OF. descovrir, descouvrir, F. découvrir; des- (L. dis-) + couvrir to cover. See Cover.]
Definition : 1. To uncover. [Obs.] Whether any man hath pulled down or discovered any church. Abp. Grindal.

2. To disclose; to lay open to view; to make visible; to reveal; to make known; to show (what has been secret, unseen, or unknown). Go, draw aside the curtains, and discover The several caskets to this noble prince. Shak. Prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue. Bacon. We will discover ourselves unto them. 1 Sam. xiv. 8. Discover not a secret to another. Prov. xxv. 9.

3. To obtain for the first time sight or knowledge of, as of a thing existing already, but not perceived or known; to find; to ascertain; to espy; to detect. Some to discover islands far away. Shak.

4. To manifest without design; to show. The youth discovered a taste for sculpture. C. J. Smith.

5. To explore; to examine. [Obs.]

Syn. -- To disclose; bring out; exhibit; show; manifest; reveal; communicate; impart; tell; espy; find; out; detect. -- To Discover, Invent. We discover what existed before, but remained unknown; we invent by forming combinations which are either entirely new, or which attain their end by means unknown before. Columbus discovered America; Newton discovered the law of gravitation; Whitney invented the cotton gin; Galileo invented the telescope.

t. [imp. & p. p. Discovered; p. pr. & vb. n. Discovering.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Dis*cov"er
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To discover or show one's self. [Obs.] This done, they discover. Decke Nor was this the first time that they discovered to be followers of this world. Milton.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913



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