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Definition of discovery:

  1. A making known; revelation; disclosure; as, a bankrupt is bound to make a full discovery of his assets.
  2. Exploration; examination.
  3. Finding out or ascertaining something previously unknown or unrecognized; as, Harvey's discovery of the circulation of the blood.
  4. That which is discovered; a thing found out, or for the first time ascertained or recognized; as, the properties of the magnet were an important discovery.
  5. The action of discovering; exposure to view; laying open; showing; as, the discovery of a plot.

Synonyms:

hearing, husking, cancel, alienate, advanced, strike, find, contraption, distinction, living legend, innovation, device, the glitterati, discernment, bail, hothouse, examination, locating, superstar, assignment, assimilation, striking, machine, Frankenstein's monster, sleb, icon, ascertainment, spying, stripping, attest, finding, baring, empiricism, learning, contrivance, alienation, result, exercise, contrive, law, spotting, data, star, coup, principle, design, devise, personality, distinguishing, denudation, formula, teach, invention, flashcard, coin, process, development, calculation, uncovering, cancellation, feeling, creative, unearthing, hitting, insight, VIP, public figure, breakthrough, education, assign, exploratory, exploration, celebrity, blind trust, experimentation, creativity, cause, findings.

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