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.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR DETECT
- arrive at
- bring to light
- bump into
- chance upon
- come across
- come up with
- come upon
- dig up
- fall in with
- ferret out
- happen upon
- hit upon
- lay fingers on
- light upon
- make out
- run across
- run into
- scare up
- smoke out
- stumble upon
- track down
- trip on
- turn up