Bedeutung von “discover” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /dɪˈskʌvər/
Extra Examples
Police discovered a large quantity of drugs in the van.She discovered a lump in her breast.She came home and discovered a man trying to break into her house.The body was discovered behind a wall.The bones were discovered during an archaeological dig.

B1 to find something:

They came to California hoping to discover gold.
The body was discovered in a ditch.

B1 to be the first person to find something important:

Who discovered America?

B1 to get information about something for the first time:

[ + (that) ] She discovered that he had been married three times before.
[ + question word ] Have they discovered what was causing your headaches?

(Definition von “discover” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)