What does ferret out mean?

Definitions for ferret out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ferret out, ferret(verb)

    search and discover through persistent investigation

    "She ferreted out the truth"


  1. ferret out(Verb)

    To cause to become fat, by feeding.

  2. ferret out(Verb)

    To discover something after searching.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ferret out in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ferret out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peter Henning:

    They are trying to ferret out information from the midlevel employees who may know what happened but are fearful of being made a scapegoat.

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Translations for ferret out

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • WykopaćPolish
  • разню́хивать, выню́хивать, разню́хать, вы́нюхатьRussian

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