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descry

verb

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  1. 1 to come upon after searching, study, or effort we couldn't descry the reasons for his sudden departure Synonyms of descry ascertain, find, 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 upWords Related to descry espy, sight, spot; look for, search (for or out), seekNear Antonyms of descry lose, mislay, misplace, missetAntonyms of descry miss, overlook, pass over

  2. 2 to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes could just descry the ship coming over the horizon Synonyms of descry behold, catch, see, discern, distinguish, espy, eye, look (at), note, notice, observe, perceive, regard, remark, sight, spot, spy, view, witnessWords Related to descry identify, make out, pick out, pick up; attend (to), consider, heed, mark, mind; study, watch; examine, inspect, scan, scrutinize, survey; glance (at), glimpse, peer (at)Near Antonyms of descry disregard, ignore, neglect, overpass, pass over; miss, overlook


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