Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb detect

1 sense of detect

Sense 1
detect, observe, find, discover, notice -- (discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint")
       => spy, sight -- (catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; "he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge")

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