The 'discover' group
These verbs are concerned with coming to know or think something. We include here verbs which indicate that someone remembers something they had forgotten or not thought about for some time.
ascertain calculate conclude decide deduce determine discern discover divine establish find gather guess hear infer intuit learn note notice observe perceive read realize recall recognize recollect register remember see sense suss (can) tell twig figure out find out work out
We soon discovered that almost everything we had hidden had been found, and either carried off or wantonly destroyed.
My boyfriend left me as soon as he found out I was pregnant.
I noticed that a pane of glass was missing.
Suddenly she realized that the only people she could ask were in Granville.
Rigid with fear, Jessica remembered that the window was open.
Oh, I see you've already started.