Usage examples for discovers

  1. Oedipus undertakes the task of discovering the murderer,- and in the same act discovers his own birth, and the fulfilment of both the former prophecies. – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  2. When that kind of person discovers he's being cheated of wealth he's risked his life for, that kind of planet is ripe for revolution. – Four-Day Planet by Henry Beam Piper
  3. They become less dangerous, however, when we learn that by " saving" Schumpeter means mere trenching upon accustomed expenditure, so that the entrepreneur who saves part of unusual profits is really not saving at all, and when one discovers that his contention that there need be no accumulation of goods prior to the starting of a new enterprise means merely that there need be no special accumulation of goods ad hoc. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.