rediscover

verb re·dis·cov·er \ (ˌ)rē-di-ˈskə-vər \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of rediscover

rediscovered; rediscovering; rediscovers
: to discover (something lost or forgotten) again
  • In America we have only recently rediscovered the use of wild greens.
  • —Jasper White
  • Want to rediscover the joys and surprises of great literature? We're spending 2016 reading and discussing great novels …
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rediscovery

play \(ˌ)rē-di-ˈskə-v(ə-)rē\ noun, plural rediscoveries
    • The rediscovery of the woodpecker was touted by cryptozoologists as proof that animals thought long extinct may still exist.
    • —Benjamin Radford

First Known Use of rediscover

1621

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rediscover

verb re·dis·cov·er \ ˌrē-dis-ˈkə-vər \

Definition of rediscover for Students

rediscovered; rediscovering
: to discover again Explorers rediscovered a lost city.

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