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[v] get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
[v] identify as in botany or biology, for example
[v] make a discovery; "She found that he had lied to her"; "The story is false, so far as I can discover"
[v] make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"
[v] make a discovery, make a new finding; "Roentgen discovered X-rays"; "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle"
[v] see for the first time; make a discovery; "Who discovered the North Pole?"
[v] discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint"
[v] find unexpectedly; "the archeologists chanced upon an old tomb"; "she struck a goldmine"; "The hikers finally struck the main path to the lake"


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