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ascertain

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ascertain

  1. 1 to come to an awareness of <was immediately able to ascertain that the girl was uncomfortable talking about her life at home> Synonyms discover, catch on (to), find out, get on (to), hear, learn, realize, see, wise (up)Related Words hit (on or upon), tumble (to); descry, detect, encounter, espy, see, spot; calculate, dope (out), figure out, find, puzzle (out); discern, mind, note, observe, perceive; divineNear Antonyms miss, overlook; disregard, ignore; forget, unlearn; blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, enshroud, hide, mask, occult, screen, shroud, veil

  2. 2 to come upon after searching, study, or effort <ascertained that their old colonial-era house had once functioned as a tavern> Synonyms find, descry, detect, determine, dig out, dig up, discover, dredge (up), ferret (out), find out, get, hit (on or upon), hunt (down or up), learn, locate, nose out, root (out), rout (out), rummage, run down, scare up, scout (up), track (down), turn upRelated Words espy, sight, spot; look for, search (for or out), seekNear Antonyms lose, mislay, misplace, missetAntonyms miss, overlook, pass over





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