Definition of Discoverer

1. Noun. Someone who is the first to think of or make something.

Exact synonyms: Artificer, Inventor
Generic synonyms: Creator
Specialized synonyms: Patentee
Specialized synonyms: Alexander Bell, Alexander Graham Bell, Bell, Bessemer, Sir Henry Bessemer, Browning, John M. Browning, John Moses Browning, Burroughs, William Seward Burroughs, Bushnell, David Bushnell, Father Of The Submarine, Cartwright, Edmund Cartwright, Daguerre, Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre, De Forest, Father Of Radio, Lee De Forest, Eastman, George Eastman, Edison, Thomas Alva Edison, Thomas Edison, Fulton, Robert Fulton, Gatling, Richard Jordan Gatling, Gillette, King Camp Gilette, Goldmark, Peter Carl Goldmark, Peter Goldmark, Charles Goodyear, Goodyear, Hargreaves, James Hargreaves, Hero, Hero Of Alexandria, Heron, Herman Hollerith, Hollerith, Elias Howe, Howe, Jacquard, Joseph M. Jacquard, Joseph Marie Jacquard, Din Land, Edwin Herbert Land, Land, Langley, Samuel Pierpoint Langley, Mauser, P. P. Von Mauser, Peter Paul Mauser, Von Mauser, Maxim, Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim, Cyrus Hall Mccormick, Cyrus Mccormick, Mccormick, Mergenthaler, Ottmar Mergenthaler, Morse, Samuel F. B. Morse, Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Samuel Morse, Eadweard Muybridge, Edward James Muggeridge, Muybridge, Elisha Graves Otis, Otis, Isaac M. Singer, Isaac Merrit Singer, Singer, Elmer Ambrose Sperry, Sperry, Francis Edgar Stanley, Stanley, Charles Proteus Steinmetz, Steinmetz, Fox Talbot, Talbot, William Henry Fox Talbot, Nikola Tesla, Tesla, James Watt, Watt, George Westinghouse, Westinghouse, Sir Charles Wheatstone, Wheatstone, Eli Whitney, Whitney, Orville Wright, Wright, Wilbur Wright, Wright, Count Ferdinand Von Zeppelin, Zeppelin
Derivative terms: Discover, Invent



2. Noun. Someone who is the first to observe something.
Exact synonyms: Finder, Spotter
Generic synonyms: Beholder, Observer, Perceiver, Percipient
Specialized synonyms: Co-discoverer
Derivative terms: Discover, Find, Find, Find, Find, Spot

Definition of Discoverer

1. n. One who discovers; one who first comes to the knowledge of something; one who discovers an unknown country, or a new principle, truth, or fact.

Definition of Discoverer

1. Noun. One who discovers; the person who discovered something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Discoverer

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Discoverer

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discoverer (current term)
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discovery informatics

Literary usage of Discoverer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"His son was a discoverer, and henco the mistake, Pepys writing from the vague rumours of the ... The •' great discoverer who did employ several to bring and ..."

2. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Tasteby Luther Tucker by Luther Tucker (1851)
"1849, Mr. Crispell told the discoverer that ho thought the information worth dollars to him, although he had no right to use it. ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"He is a brave discoverer, And, far beyond the tether Of them who seek the frozen pole, Has sailed where the noiseless surges ..."

4. The Journal of the Polynesian Society by Polynesian Society (N.Z.) (1905)
"WALLIS, THE discoverer OF TAHITI. BY Miss TEUIRA HENRY. ... are taught from French books that the English navigator Wallis was the discoverer of Tahiti. ..."

5. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1868)
"FARADAY AS A discoverer.*—One of the most brilliant of modern scientific writers, Professor Tyndall, an associate and intimate friend of Faraday, ..."

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