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ferret out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ferret

  1. to come upon after searching, study, or effort the reporter ferreted out massive evidence of corruption at city hall Synonyms of ferret out ascertain, descry, detect, determine, dig out, dig up, discover, dredge (up), find (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 ferret out espy, sight, spot; look for, search (for or out), seekNear Antonyms of ferret out lose, mislay, misplace, missetAntonyms of ferret out miss, overlook, pass over

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