from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To discover again or independently of someone who has made a prior discovery.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To discover again or afresh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To discover again.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To discover again; especially something previously lost or forgotten.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb discover again


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