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See definition of detecting on Dictionary.com
  • as inobservant
  • as inhearing

synonyms for detecting

  • attentive
  • discerning
  • discriminating
  • intelligent
  • mindful
  • perceptive
  • vigilant
  • advertent
  • alive
  • bright
  • clear-sighted
  • comprehending
  • considering
  • contemplating
  • correct
  • deducing
  • discovering
  • eager
  • eagle-eyed
  • heedful
  • intentive
  • interested
  • keen
  • not missing a trick
  • obedient
  • observative
  • on one's toes
  • on the ball
  • penetrating
  • questioning
  • quick
  • regardful
  • searching
  • sensitive
  • sharp
  • sharp-eyed
  • surveying
  • understanding
  • wide-awake
  • audition
  • distinguishing
  • ear
  • earshot
  • effect
  • extent
  • faculty
  • listening
  • perception
  • range
  • reach
  • recording
  • sense
  • auditory
  • auditory range
  • hearing distance
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antonyms for detecting

MOST RELEVANT
  • careless
  • heedless
  • inattentive
  • neglectful
  • negligent
  • unaware
  • undiscriminating
  • indifferent
  • thoughtless
  • unmindful
  • unobservant
  • unwatchful
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    How to use detecting in a sentence

    The sharpened faculties have something of a lawyer's quickness in detecting a flaw in the indictment.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    Tests are of value in recognizing poisoning from ingestion and in detecting absorption from carbolized dressings.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    In such a case, detecting the irritating food and removing it from the diet is the proper path to cure.
    THE TREATMENT OF HAY FEVERGEORGE FREDERICK LAIDLAW
    The instability of ammonium hydroxide is used as a means for detecting ammonium-ion in its salts.
    THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
    Fortunately for the native he was quick in detecting the fraud, and never failed to exact full compensation.
    A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
    Detecting the approach of Jack, he stood erect and silently watched him as he drew near.
    TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
    This Booker had much good fortune in detecting thefts, and was not less an adept in resolving love-questions.
    WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
    "Watch the other one, Murray," said Ben, his quick eye detecting a movement toward the gun on Vanderschoof's part.
    THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
    This reaction is capable of detecting one part of strychnine in a million parts of liquid.
    COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
    "You'd have to be protected; you'd be Bullion on two legs," said Algernon, always shrewd in detecting a weakness.
    RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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    WORDS RELATED TO DETECTING

    • audition
    • auditory
    • auditory range
    • detecting
    • distinguishing
    • ear
    • earshot
    • effect
    • extent
    • faculty
    • hearing distance
    • listening
    • perception
    • range
    • reach
    • recording
    • sense
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