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See definition of discovering on Dictionary.com
  • as inobservant
  • as inoracular
  • as inlocating

synonyms for discovering

  • attentive
  • discerning
  • discriminating
  • intelligent
  • mindful
  • perceptive
  • vigilant
  • advertent
  • alive
  • bright
  • clear-sighted
  • comprehending
  • considering
  • contemplating
  • correct
  • deducing
  • detecting
  • eager
  • eagle-eyed
  • heedful
  • intentive
  • interested
  • keen
  • not missing a trick
  • obedient
  • observative
  • on one's toes
  • on the ball
  • penetrating
  • questioning
  • quick
  • regardful
  • searching
  • sensitive
  • sharp
  • sharp-eyed
  • surveying
  • understanding
  • wide-awake
  • establishing
  • finding
  • placement
  • placing
  • spotting
  • unearthing
  • digging up
  • searching out

antonyms for discovering

MOST RELEVANT
  • careless
  • heedless
  • inattentive
  • neglectful
  • negligent
  • unaware
  • undiscriminating
  • indifferent
  • thoughtless
  • unmindful
  • unobservant
  • unwatchful
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      How to use discovering in a sentence

      In cases in which no attempt is made to ignore the accusation, the small wits are wont to be busy discovering exculpations.
      CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
      If he wishes to act, he must lose no time after discovering the fraud that has been practiced on him.
      PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
      And now we are old, sensible, hard-working people; having given up all nonsense we are discovering the sense there is in sense.
      TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
      Would not their minds be better satisfied in discovering truth than in wandering in the labyrinths of darkness?
      SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
      It must also be evident that the whole piece of literature will best be classified by discovering the purpose of the author.
      ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
      The five forms of discourse are most easily distinguished by discovering the purpose of the author.
      ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
      Then discovering that a narrow center section of the cylinder revolved by slow, even degrees, he tried again impatiently.
      RESTRICTED TOOLMALCOLM B. MOREHART
      "It seems to me that we are discovering America," exclaimed Aunt Maria, her face scarlet with exercise and enthusiasm.
      OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
      I was not long in discovering that the abbess had conceived a passion for me, and I became her too docile favorite.
      RULE OF THE MONKGIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
      But the leaks in the starboard tanks lost us half our supply, and we had used the other half before discovering that.
      THE SARGASSO OF SPACEEDMOND HAMILTON
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      WORDS RELATED TO DISCOVERING

      • digging up
      • discovering
      • establishing
      • finding
      • placement
      • placing
      • searching out
      • spotting
      • unearthing
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.