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Another word for detect

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Verb
  1. To perceive, especially barely or fleetingly

      1. One who secretly collects information concerning the enemies of a government or group.
      2. One who secretly collects information for a business about one or more of its competitors.
      3. One who secretly keeps watch on another or others.
      1. A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings.
      2. A blemish, mark, or pimple on the skin.
      3. A stain or blot.
      1. A brief, incomplete view or look.
      2. A brief flash of light.
      3. To obtain a brief, incomplete view of.
      1. To catch sight of (something that is distant, partially hidden, or obscure); glimpse.
      1. To perceive with the eyes; detect or distinguish:
      2. To recognize or understand as being distinct or different:
      1. To catch sight of (something difficult to discern).
      2. To discover by careful observation or scrutiny; detect:
      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
    See also:

    see

  2. To perceive with a special effort of the senses or the mind

      1. To perceive with the eye:
      2. To detect by means analogous to use of the eye:
      3. To attend or view as a spectator:
      1. To express briefly or casually as a comment:
      2. To take notice of something; observe:
      3. To make a comment or observation:
      1. To be or become aware of, especially through careful and directed attention; notice:
      2. To watch attentively:
      3. To make a systematic or scientific observation of:
      1. The act of noting or observing; perception or attention:
      2. Respectful attention or consideration:
      3. A written or printed announcement:
      1. A brief record, especially one written down to aid the memory:
      2. A comment or explanation, as on a passage in a text:
      3. A brief informal letter:
      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. A person of great mental ability:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. To perceive as being different or distinct:
      2. To perceive distinctly; discern:
      3. To demonstrate or describe as being different or distinct:
      1. To perceive with the eyes; detect or distinguish:
      2. To recognize or understand as being distinct or different:
      1. To catch sight of (something difficult to discern).
      2. To discover by careful observation or scrutiny; detect:

Another word for detect

Verb
  1. To find out

      1. To establish or recognize the identity of; ascertain as a certain person or thing:
      2. To determine the taxonomic classification of (an organism).
      3. To ascertain as having a certain characteristic or feature:
      1. To know to be something that has been perceived before:
      2. To know or identify from past experience or knowledge:
      3. To perceive or show acceptance of the validity or reality of:
      1. To perceive as being different or distinct:
      2. To perceive distinctly; discern:
      3. To demonstrate or describe as being different or distinct:
    See also:

    discover

  2. To identify a criminal

      1. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
      2. To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
      3. To stop (oneself) from doing an action:
      1. To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition:
      2. To subject (a photographic film, for example) to the action of light.
      3. To deprive of shelter or protection; lay open to danger or harm:
      1. To expose to view, as by removing a cover; uncover.
      2. To make known (something heretofore kept secret).
    See also:

    expose