Explorer

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English

Noun

Explorer (plural Explorers)
  1. One who explores something
  2. A person who by means of travel (notably an expedition) searches out new information.
  3. Any of various hand tools, with sharp points, used in dentistry.
  4. (computing, graphical user interface) A visual representation of a file system etc. through which the user can navigate.

Adjectives for Explorer

enterprising; zealous; undaunted; adventurous; literary; fortunate; intrepid; untiring; hardy; scientific.

Thesaurus

adventurer, alpinist, ancestor, announcer, antecedent, astronaut, avant-garde, bellwether, buccinator, bushwhacker, camper, climber, comers and goers, commuter, cosmopolite, cruiser, excursionist, fare, forebear, foregoer, forerunner, front runner, frontiersman, fugleman, globe-girdler, globe-trotter, goer, groundbreaker, guide, hajji, harbinger, herald, innovator, jet set, jet-setter, journeyer, lead runner, leader, mariner, messenger, mountaineer, palmer, passenger, passerby, pathfinder, pilgrim, pioneer, point, precedent, precursor, predecessor, rubberneck, rubbernecker, sailor, scout, sightseer, stormy petrel, straphanger, tourer, tourist, trailblazer, trailbreaker, transient, traveler, trekker, tripper, vanguard, vaunt-courier, viator, visiting fireman, voortrekker, voyager, voyageur, wayfarer, world-traveler

Etymology

to explore + -er

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French

Pronunciation

Verb

explorer

  1. To explore

Conjugation

Derived terms


Latin

Verb

explōrer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of explōrō
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