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 Meanings and Examples of DISCOVERED
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
discover
 v.  get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
 v.  notice or realize
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  But having that ambition and bringing it to realization were two different matters, he discovered as time went by.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  With unerring African instinct, the negroes had all discovered that Gerald had a loud bark and no bite at all, and they took shameless advantage of him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  But fire or no fire, her job was to get herself back into the bedroom before she was discovered.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  Scarlett, who had hoped for a freer rein when she escaped Mammy's supervision, discovered to her sorrow that Uncle Peter's standards of ladylike conduct, especially for Mist Charles' widow, were even stricter than Mammy's.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
5  Scarlett never discovered just what business brought him to Atlanta, for few other blockaders found it necessary to come so far away from the coast.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  But she discovered she could not look for him, for if she did not step carefully she would tread on some poor soldier.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
7  She tried to sit up and discovered that the weight was Wade who lay sleeping with his head pillowed on her knees.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
8  Then she discovered she was in her own room, on her own bed, faint moonlight pricking the darkness, and Mammy and Dilcey were undressing her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
9  Too cold with fear to move, she heard his progress from room to room downstairs, his steps growing louder and bolder as he discovered no one.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
10  As she bandaged it for him, he explained awkwardly that when attempting to get into a hen coop at Fayetteville, he had been discovered.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
11  The men dared her to take a bite and, when she did, she discovered that beneath the smoke-blackened surface was unsalted corn bread.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
12  Of course, she had discovered that this was not altogether true but the pleasant fiction still stuck in her mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
13  She discovered that making friends with the Yankee officers was as easy as shooting birds on the ground.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
14  She had discovered Melanie's strength and her dependence on it only to lose it in the moment of discovery but there was still Ashley left.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
15  He discovered Trenor, in his day clothes, sitting, with a tall glass at his elbow, behind the folds of a sporting journal.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
Example Sentence: (157 in 11 pages)
16  All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
17  The disease was discovered in an early phase.
18  Scientists have discovered remarkable new evidence showing how the body rebuilds itself while we sleep.
19  They lived in perpetual fear of being discovered and arrested.
20  The body was discovered in a field.
21  Just persevere, knowledge, finally discovered the secret.
22  By the time I discovered the problem, the floor was awash.
23  This morning, however, a fireman accidentally discovered the cause.
24  A huge arms cache was discovered by police.
25  She discovered to her pleasure, a talent for making her fellow guests laugh.
26  He succeeded with the aid of a completely new method he discovered.
27  Happiness, I have discovered, is nearly always a rebound from hard work.
28  My mistake won't be discovered as long as nobody tells on me.
29  Recently they have discovered a comet.
30  Some records of ancient civilization were discovered recently.