Do "uncover" and "discover" have the same meaning?
Both "uncover" and "discover" mean to find something, however, they do not have the same nuance. To "uncover" something usually means to reveal or find something that is already there, while to "discover" something means someone has found something new for the first time. Ex: He uncovered the truth. Ex: An old shipwreck was just discovered at the bottom of the Indian Ocean.
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