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  • When we speak of synonymy, we mean ‘loose’ or ‘relative’ synonymy, where we find not only a significant overlap in meaning between two words, but also some contexts where they cannot be used interchangeably.

    John found/discovered the basketball in the grass.

    Maria Curie discovered radium in 1898.

    *Maria Curie found radium in 1898.

    discover: be the first one to come across something

    find: experience something in some way

    June 19, 2015