detect[ dih-tekt ]SEE DEFINITION OF detect
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DETECT
In more than one case, we seem to detect an actual portrait.
How often, my dear, have you and I endeavoured to detect and censure this partial spirit in others?
He could detect a design upon it when nobody else had any perception of the fact.
The eye could not detect one creature in the group free from the smear of blood.
The spy had kept his eyes open, but had been able to detect no sign.
Roden laughed, with a shade of embarrassment, which she was quick to detect.
I could detect that his eyes were still glassy, but his head was erect.
Pleased I was, I say, to detect in her this proper respect for his lordship's position.
I fancied I could at once detect why they had called her the "Mixer."
Our men have been unable to detect any devices, but the walls may have ears.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DETECT
- bring to light
- come across
- come upon
- dig up
- ferret out
- get wind of
- get wise to
- light upon
- look up
- nose out
- pick up on
- smoke out
- think of
- turn up