discover vs invent

discover invent

Definitions

  • 1) transitive, obsolete To remove the cover from; to uncover (a head, building etc.).
  • 2) transitive, archaic To reveal (information); to divulge, make known.
  • 3) transitive, obsolete To reconnoitre, explore (an area).
  • 4) transitive, chess To create by moving a piece out of another piece's line of attack.
  • 5) transitive To expose, uncover.
  • 6) To find something for the first time.
  • 7) make a discovery
  • 8) see for the first time; make a discovery
  • 9) make a discovery, make a new finding
  • 10) To make known by speech; tell; reveal.
  • 11) Hence To gain the first knowledgeof; find out, as something that was before entirely unknown, either to men in general, to the finder, or to persons concerned: as, Columbus discovered the new world; Newton discovered the law of gravitation; we often discover our mistakes when too late.
  • 12) Discover, invent, agree in signifying to find out; but we discover what already exists, though to us unknown; we invent what did not before exist: as, to discover the applicability of steam to the purposes of locomotion, and to invent, the machinery necessary to use steam for these ends. (See invention.) Some things are of so mixed a character that either word may be applied to them.
  • 13) To exhibit; allow to be seen and known; act so as to manifest (unconsciously or unin-tentionally); betray: as, to discover a generous spirit; he discovered great confusion.
  • 14) To descry, discern, behold.
  • 15) To explore.
  • 16) To gain a sight of, especially for the first time or after a period of concealment; espy: as, land was discovered on the lee bow.
  • 17) . To uncover; lay open to view; disclose; make visible; hence, to show.
  • 18) Toexplore.
  • 19) To uncover; unmask one's self.
  • 20) =Syn. 3.. To communicate, impart.
  • 21) . To explore; bring to light by examination.
  • 22) . To cause to cease to be a covering; make to be no longer a cover.
  • 23) obsolete To discover or show one's self.
  • 24) Archaic To reveal or expose.
  • 25) To learn something about.
  • 26) To be the first, or the first of one's group or kind, to find, learn of, or observe.
  • 27) To learn about for the first time in one's experience.
  • 28) To identify (a person) as a potentially prominent performer.
  • 29) To notice or learn, especially by making an effort.
  • 30) Archaic To disclose; to lay open to view; to make visible; to reveal; to make known; to show (what has been secret, unseen, or unknown).
  • 31) obsolete To explore; to examine.
  • 32) obsolete To uncover.
  • 33) 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.
  • 34) To manifest without design; to show.

Definitions

  • 1) To create something fictional for a particular purpose.
  • 2) obsolete To come upon; to find; to find out; to discover.
  • 3) To design a new process or mechanism.
  • 4) come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
  • 5) To come upon; light upon; meet with; find.
  • 6) In general, to produce by contrivance; fabricate; concoet; devise: as, to invent the plot of a story; to invent an excuse or a falsehood.
  • 7) Synonyms 2 and 3. Discover, Invent. See discover and invention.
  • 8) To find out by original study or contrivance; create by a new use or combination of means; devise the form, construction, composition, method, or principle of.
  • 9) To produce or contrive (something previously unknown) by the use of ingenuity or imagination.
  • 10) To make up; fabricate.
  • 11) To frame by the imagination; to fabricate mentally; to forge; -- in a good or a bad sense
  • 12) To discover, as by study or inquiry; to find out; to devise; to contrive or produce for the first time; -- applied commonly to the discovery of some serviceable mode, instrument, or machine.
  • 13) obsolete To come or light upon; to meet; to find.

Examples

  • 1) In these organisations you will discover diverse teams finding solutions to complex problems.
  • 2) I was nervous enough about being discovered to duck under the window facing the neighbour's house.
  • 3) I liked to learn about him, discovering his world.
  • 4) They had discovered the first great white nursery in the North Atlantic.
  • 5) What you discover about a partner adds to love.
  • 6) The performance was discovered by accident at the end of a radio show tape.
  • 7) But we also discovered you learn as much in defeat.
  • 8) Time to discover the benefits of willow bark.
  • 9) There he discovered the first digital calculators and realised that was where the future lay.
  • 10) We are reading to discover more about objective reality.
  • 11) Medics battled in vain to save the road accident patient after discovering him lifeless.
  • 12) Needs time to discover his sharpest form.
  • 13) Egypt discovered its first cases of the virus in birds last month.
  • 14) They are about to discover that some of them are buying the wrong sort of ticket.
  • 15) Far better to get this into the open than her discover by accident.
  • 16) So what have they discovered about each other that they did not know before?
  • 17) It was because we spent time discovering things about each other.
  • 18) As you become more consistent do take the time to discover how far you do hit each club.
  • 19) Thankfully it was discovered in time.
  • 20) His confidence was at an alltime low after years of doing temp jobs until a construction company hired him and he discovered learning.
  • 21) The loophole she has discovered is to find an activity that constitutes self-employment according to the court.
  • 22) I wonder who first discovered the efficacy of poetry in driving away love!
  • 23) I discovered by accident that its peppery flavour is complemented by coriander.
  • 24) What's important is to discover why doctors find themselves in this situation and really look at the conversations doctors have with their patients.
  • 25) The first boat was discovered in 1954 on the southern side of the pyramid; the second is on the western side.
  • 26) GORDON: You had been out there for a long, long time making music and then people started to what I call discover Donnie McClurkin.
  • 27) We can easily discover a French word in English, nor is it difficult to tell a Persian word in Hebrew.
  • 28) Angelides hinted that when done three times, it would be incredibly unlikely that Clayton would again discover those individual questionable loans, and that they'd find their way into securitization deals.
  • 29) Probably the first thing unique you will discover is that the people you encounter will go much further to please you than you are accostomed to in the US.
  • 30) ‘The men noticed the boy was missing and after a frantic search they discovered his body in the river.’
  • 31) ‘Her body was discovered during the routine searches of houses on the estate shortly after 1pm on Tuesday.’
  • 32) ‘During the search they first discovered a large white bag containing one million dinars, before coming across the padlocked metal box.’
  • 33) ‘However, follow-up searches failed to discover the murder weapon, which is believed to have been a double-barrel shotgun.’
  • 34) ‘In a couple of searches, you rapidly discover a wealth of news footage in the archives of this London-based film-maker.’
  • 35) ‘An all-night search discovered her body early the next morning.’
  • 36) ‘For 50 years local residents searched for it eventually discovering it in the United States.’
  • 37) ‘A subsequent search allegedly discovered a cache with another 60 kg of the drug.’
  • 38) ‘Tapes were discovered during follow-up searches of his house and other buildings he has access to.’
  • 39) ‘Their bodies were discovered by firefighters as they searched the hotel.’
  • 40) ‘She is arrested and, during a search, he discovers her treasure trove of art and music.’
  • 41) ‘The driver and his colleague have been treated in hospital for shock after discovering the bodies.’
  • 42) ‘Oil fever was created a few months earlier when oil was discovered by a gas company drilling at the flour mill in Washington.’
  • 43) ‘Not that long ago, I seem to remember it being a shock for scientists to discover ice on Mars.’
  • 44) ‘Gabon depended on timber and manganese until oil was discovered offshore in the early 1970s.’
  • 45) ‘We had to return to the site where the scientist had discovered the rock in order to find more.’
  • 46) ‘This year scientists discovered water instead of ice at the North Pole for the first time ever.’
  • 47) ‘They discovered a suspicious substance when they opened the package, which was part of the postal delivery on Thursday.’
  • 48) ‘However, no weapons or dangerous substances were discovered.’
  • 49) ‘The substance was discovered by an employee who sorts through unclaimed luggage to give clothing to homeless organisations.’
  • 50) ‘I followed my dad into the kitchen to realize my mother had discovered the same fact.’
  • 51) ‘It's also an opportunity to discover fascinating facts about mammal behaviour and find out just where humans fit in amongst the diversity that exists in the world of the warm-blooded.’
  • 52) ‘In answering these questions, it would be reassuring, in a way, to report that the basic facts were discovered only after the war, but the truth is otherwise.’
  • 53) ‘Ideally, education provides one with the ability to determine and discover facts about the real world.’
  • 54) ‘Bruised and shaken, Elliot heads home for some clean clothes, and discovers his situation is worse than he had realised…’
  • 55) ‘The police had to release the five after discovering that fact.’
  • 56) ‘I am worried that it would be a traumatic experience for her son to discover these facts as an adult.’
  • 57) ‘Applications such as this, if allowed to proceed, would result in endless litigation, as events unfold, and facts are discovered.’
  • 58) ‘However, not every newly discovered fact will support an order setting aside a judgment under this Rule.’
  • 59) ‘The only problem now was what he was going to do with this newly discovered fact.’
  • 60) ‘After he discovers the fact (as he thinks) of his birth, Daniel is sent to Eton.’
  • 61) ‘You could find out that the student has simply lost interest in dance, or maybe you will discover a situation that needs your attention.’
  • 62) ‘That in itself can be extremely dangerous, especially if someone was to discover the fact.’
  • 63) ‘The goal of science, which it sometimes reaches, is to discover facts that belong to nature.’
  • 64) ‘I did actually discover an interesting fact about beaches.’
  • 65) ‘While skimming through an article about ordering paper maps online I discovered a fact that was new to me.’
  • 66) ‘It helps the student to learn how to see and discover details.’
  • 67) ‘At first they were told she could keep the baby despite having taken one of the pills but the next day they discovered the situation was irretrievable.’
  • 68) ‘I felt my morale lifting by discovering this simple fact.’
  • 69) ‘Think about all the men you know and you may discover an interesting fact about male facial shapes.’
  • 70) ‘With every passing phase, life becomes more complex in the sense that it allows man to either stumble upon or to consciously discover new phenomena and substance.’
  • 71) ‘Scientists call this recently discovered phenomenon gene silencing.’
  • 72) ‘A hitherto unknown worm that survives without oxygen was also discovered by a scientific team.’
  • 73) ‘It begins by describing how heroin was discovered through scientific experimentation in Germany, and its initial uses as a medical aid.’
  • 74) ‘Since discovering this phenomenon, scientists have sought new ways to prevent or overcome this resistance.’
  • 75) ‘Scientists have discovered a brainless mud worm with DNA remarkably similar to that of humans, indicating we share a common ancestor.’
  • 76) ‘Scientists have discovered an ingredient in red wine that extends the lifespan of baker's yeast by up to 80 per cent.’
  • 77) ‘Try as they might, scientists in hundreds of laboratories around the world failed to discover that substance by classical approaches.’
  • 78) ‘Scientists have discovered a region in the brain which receives stimulation from the body.’
  • 79) ‘Scientists studying animals have discovered genes which control obesity.’
  • 80) ‘In 1882, scientists using microscopes discovered the chromosomes separately.’
  • 81) ‘Scientists have discovered a gene which raises the risk of heart disease among men who smoke up to four times, it was revealed today.’
  • 82) ‘Scientists in Yorkshire have discovered a defective gene which they believe is a major cause of tunnel vision.’
  • 83) ‘Scientists have discovered many genes that play important roles in human diseases.’
  • 84) ‘The ingredient discovered by the scientists is called theobromine, a derivative found in cocoa.’
  • 85) ‘Once these drugs were discovered a few scientists began to examine their effects on brain chemistry.’
  • 86) ‘In 1901 he isolated adrenaline from the supradrenal gland and was the first scientist to discover gland hormones in pure form.’
  • 87) ‘Therefore, efforts to discover such phenomena were undertaken mainly for polymorphism data from regions of low recombination.’
  • 88) ‘The phenomenon was discovered when researchers tested the blood pressure of shoppers at three supermarkets before they started a trek round the aisles.’
  • 89) ‘Louis Pasteur unexpectedly discovered the principle of vaccination in 1879.’
  • 90) ‘If you don't have people like me out there telling some of the stories, you're not going to have people who had broader interest discovering those subjects.’
  • 91) ‘They have recently discovered a new method of Healing, which has been used in America for 27 years.’
  • 92) ‘I've only recently discovered his work; this one I enjoy for the taste it has of the city and the artists that work within it.’
  • 93) ‘By chance we recently discovered the work of a guy who is using his blogs for something utterly obsessive and brilliant.’
  • 94) ‘Peter has discovered a subject: medieval thinking about demography.’
  • 95) ‘Away from football, for the first time in 20 years, he wanted to discover new activities, like literature and the theatre.’
  • 96) ‘Obviously, there isn't much hope for religious reporting when the mainstream media is just now discovering the issues of the turn of the 20th century.’
  • 97) ‘But one definite highlight was discovering her work.’
  • 98) ‘I've only discovered his work over the last few months and I can't recommend him highly enough.’
  • 99) ‘In search of answers, she turned to research in her native Sweden and discovered the work of a local Professor.’
  • 100) ‘The toddler just sucked his thumb and discovered his own entertainment.’
  • 101) ‘Ami's tale concerned a day at the lake - and the newly discovered joys of birding.’
  • 102) ‘A friend of mine has discovered the joys of Japanese eggplants.’
  • 103) ‘He will speak on reaching peak performance and enabling one to discover one's inner potential.’
  • 104) ‘It was only last summer that I discovered the band and it was out of print already.’
  • 105) ‘At the same time, there's a sense of exclusiveness in discovering a band or a singer who you believe is speaking directly to you about your life.’
  • 106) ‘We have discovered a conductor now, which is exciting in itself.’
  • 107) ‘I have discovered a drummer that will knock your socks off.’
  • 108) ‘But although he has found the technology to come up with the tunes, he has struggled to discover vocalists to deliver the goods.’
  • 109) ‘When she moved to Dublin she continued performing, and was discovered by a Galway trad band.’
  • 110) ‘And in him, the small screen has discovered an entertainer with gravitas.’
  • 111) ‘At the same time, new actors discovered in Rome also perform on this cinquecento Venetian stage.’
  • 112) ‘Of course, the true champion for many trees probably grows in obscurity like a wannabe actor waiting to be discovered.’
  • 113) ‘The Super League side held regional sessions at eight venues across the country on Sunday in a bid to discover a potential star.’
  • 114) ‘She left the band and was discovered by Gianni Versace who, recognising her talents, ‘adopted’ her as his sister.’
  • 115) ‘He should be recognized for discovering the young man.’
  • 116) ‘But Manchester's own Olympic sprint gold medallist today launched a campaign to discover a potential successor to his crown as Britain's top sprinter.’
  • 117) ‘In 1996, the manager of Capitol Records discovered the band and signed them to the label.’
  • 118) ‘Alan McGee discovered the band in Scotland and T was where they first showed their full potential.’
  • 119) ‘This format is still the shop window for any new band to be discovered.’
  • 120) ‘Yet Elvis was not by any stretch the only artist discovered by him.’
  • 121) ‘Only time will discover what this blog will evolve into.’
  • 122) ‘In time the best of Schoenberg will, of course, survive and time will discover the proper values.’
  • 123) ‘"Time will discover the hand that baptizes him," the old man said.’
  • 124) ‘What these changes are, time will discover.’
  • 125) ‘Whether he think as he speaks, time will discover.’
  • 126) ‘A little time afterwards she discovered herself to him.’
  • 127) ‘For seven days he remained in his voluntary prison; but his stock of water being expended, he discovered himself to the captain, who literally cut him out of the hold, and rather reluctantly gave him his liberty on arriving at Boston.’
  • 128) ‘This was also the favourite object of his charity after he had discovered himself to the world in Limousin.’
  • 129) ‘So both of them discovered themselves to the garrison of the Philistines.’
  • 130) ‘The local citizens interested in various forms of athletic sports and quieter games of chess and checkers have discovered themselves to the editors.’
  • 131) ‘In this nostalgia for community some would discover utopian impulses, others would decry imaginary fulfilments as ideological.’

Examples

  • 1) We got to see the people who invented the form.
  • 2) As soon as adults realise their meaning, they will probably invent new ones.
  • 3) GOLF was surely invented for people with much more patience than I have.
  • 4) Instead he invented a story that the police had taken his car keys.
  • 5) We cannot compete in simplicity with people who are inventing religions.
  • 6) Why do things invented to make life easy so often make it harder?
  • 7) The revolution is as much about recycling existing machines as inventing new ones.
  • 8) You could invent a plausible excuse for leaving early.
  • 9) The theory goes that it imprinted them with the idea of inventing the new man.
  • 10) He claims a former lover invented the story and has appealed.
  • 11) Other people getting rich means other people working to invent things for you.
  • 12) Then go home and let them invent something and make it work.
  • 13) And they claim they could invent a machine to see into our thoughts within ten years.
  • 14) Or we could invent entirely new senses.
  • 15) Or the way that many people invent glamorous exes to boost their own cachet.
  • 16) The reasons they invent businesses and make sacrifices are much more varied and complex.
  • 17) But you can defend people without gleefully inventing whole new insults.
  • 18) More is invented if people are given the freedom to think and work for themselves.
  • 19) Sport was not invented to make money.
  • 20) Life throws up enough nasty surprises without people inventing imaginary problems for themselves.
  • 21) He has invented a time machine.
  • 22) The first exercise is to invent a story between the two of them that purports to be based on a common memory.
  • 23) I would have to invent a credible story to avoid suspicion.
  • 24) I kept trying to invent excuses for him to take his glasses off in close-ups.
  • 25) A university student has invented a machine that washes, dries and irons clothes all at once.
  • 26) She invented excuses, dragged her feet, but went nonetheless.
  • 27) In fact, danger to the pilots was merely a ridiculous excuse invented by the Ministry to try to explain the cancellation.
  • 28) That is, critics who use the term invent the boundaries that are supposedly being "transgressed."
  • 29) To invent a Latin word which ought to have been invented before my time, 'non interrumpunt at _interrupturiunt_.'
  • 30) "To invent is a game and it is really fun," he says.
  • 31) There is no need in invent projects for us to play together like children.
  • 32) Framing the argument as though there was no difference between the 1-Click patent and the patent for a new molecule that cost a billion dollars to invent is a deceptive practice. blog comments powered by Disqus
  • 33) They also missed some good ones: didn't Heinlein invent the waldo and the waterbed?
  • 34) I have, therefore, listed Dr. Samuel Johnson in some of my memorandums of the principal planters and favourers of the enclosures, under a name which I took the liberty to invent from the Greek, Papadendrion.
  • 35) If we can demonstrate the fact that we call invent anything, mould a piece of statuary or write a book as well as anyone, then we shall do more to solve the negro problem than all preaching and complaining can do?
  • 36) ‘Above all, I admire the fact that when an exact word doesn't exist, he calmly invents one.’
  • 37) ‘He was born Jay Gatz but repudiated his origins and background while inventing a grand new persona.’
  • 38) ‘Do we really need to create artificial scarcity by inventing awards that only some kids can receive?’
  • 39) ‘Beside him, and like him focused on the eggs, is the original movie camera invented by Lumière.’
  • 40) ‘Anyway, the point Marwick is making is that the historian does not create or invent the structure found in the history text.’
  • 41) ‘Also, single word titles are often not unique, and I like inventing original things.’
  • 42) ‘He even turned his hand to inventing, designing, among other things, a device for raising sunken vessels and a smoke helmet for firemen.’
  • 43) ‘Anyone who wants to make a better mousetrap has to invent around existing mousetrap patents.’
  • 44) ‘Destiny leads you to discovering cures and inventing life saving devices.’
  • 45) ‘Making the wooden soccer ball involved developing wood-cutting techniques and inventing a new type of glue.’
  • 46) ‘Creativity comes from recognizing or inventing problems that require innovative uses of tools.’
  • 47) ‘To them, innovation seems to mean inventing something never before seen on Earth.’
  • 48) ‘The test that he came up with was a series of tasks, like counting coins, inventing things.’
  • 49) ‘We think that we have the right resources to be creative and invent innovative solutions.’
  • 50) ‘We knew that we wanted to invent something that would be a leap ahead in design and effectiveness.’
  • 51) ‘I believe somebody once said, ‘If religion did not exist man would have to invent it’.’
  • 52) ‘If extreme sports didn't exist big business would have to invent them.’
  • 53) ‘As it happens, he is in the process of inventing a new form of education, designed to help us all become generalists rather than specialists.’
  • 54) ‘Whenever someone invents something there are always going to be people out there trying to exploit that invention for evil intent.’
  • 55) ‘Although Allen Lane did not invent the idea, he was certainly responsible for its initial success.’
  • 56) ‘When coming across names one has never heard of, one invents stories about Markson's following behind the epitaphic perspective.’
  • 57) ‘Pari, in turn, would invent long stories and narrate them to her friend.’
  • 58) ‘Last year, police said So confessed during interrogation to inventing her story because she wanted to write a novel.’
  • 59) ‘McCafferty invents a place name model he associates with the authority of Lounsbury, where no association exits.’
  • 60) ‘She asked, inventing a street name so that the girl would not be able to say without looking at the map.’
  • 61) ‘On Sunday nights my mother used to read us a Bible story and only after that would she agree to my father inventing a serial story aided by the family.’
  • 62) ‘I have invented a name for my own highly individual style of present wrapping.’
  • 63) ‘He invents a story about an underdog boxer and his manager.’
  • 64) ‘I invented the story of this Roman woman who went to a fort south of Hadrian's Wall to join her husband.’
  • 65) ‘So he invents another name, common to them and him, such as ‘man,’ and leaves ‘giant’ to the fictitious object that impressed him during his illusion.’
  • 66) ‘This does not stop the person from giving a ‘sensible’ response: He or she examines the relevant output and invents a story to account for it.’
  • 67) ‘To stay in the house, she invents the story that she is a runaway juvenile delinquent, and kind of blackmails the goodhearted Prof. Patterson, who is all worried about propriety.’
  • 68) ‘Emily Elizabeth's friend Jetta finds she has to keep telling more lies after she invents a story about a pet parrot who is even bigger than Clifford.’
  • 69) ‘Karnad also invents a frame story to exaggerate the literary themes and meanings in the central episode, and it is this frame that gives the play its name.’
  • 70) ‘It is also Victorio who takes away Pilar and Gabriel's child and invents an elaborate story so that the child may be raised in legitimacy.’
  • 71) ‘In the evenings he has dinner with his mom and creatively invents stories about Rudy Sr., the father he's never met.’
  • 72) ‘He asks Huck why he was following the men, and Huck invents a story.’
  • 73) ‘Kedar, unable to tell the truth, invents a story: Attar Singh has sent Panna Lal to Bombay on business.’
  • 74) ‘She invents outlandish stories to get the sympathy and attention she craves.’
  • 75) ‘He's a very reserved young man, so people talk and they invent funny tales about him.’
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