To perceive, especially barely or fleetingly
To perceive with a special effort of the senses or the mind
To find out
To identify a criminal
Do I detect a note of discord?
The inquisitors at once began to detect errors.
I peered closely, searching to see if I could detect any movement but saw nothing.
He couldn't help but detect her wild pulse.
"They've started attacking?" she asked, unable to detect any duplicity in the anger he directed at the Others.