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noun as in locating

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Example Sentences

But, as the people of Irving are now discovering, all of this poking and prodding is not without potential consequences.

Dubs embarked on his investigation after discovering the name “Liqian” translated to the ancient Chinese word for Rome.

The journey ends with Cooke discovering Joplin in her hotel room after she has overdosed on heroin.

Then Pathways expends a good amount of effort discovering what each client can do and finds a job for him to choose from.

When I credit her for discovering Jennifer Lawrence in casting her as Ree Dolly, she smiles bashfully, before backpedaling a bit.

In cases in which no attempt is made to ignore the accusation, the small wits are wont to be busy discovering exculpations.

If he wishes to act, he must lose no time after discovering the fraud that has been practiced on him.

And now we are old, sensible, hard-working people; having given up all nonsense we are discovering the sense there is in sense.

Would not their minds be better satisfied in discovering truth than in wandering in the labyrinths of darkness?

It must also be evident that the whole piece of literature will best be classified by discovering the purpose of the author.


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On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discovering, such as: attentive, discerning, discriminating, intelligent, mindful, and perceptive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.