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Definition of Detect

Detect

  1. Detected.
  2. To uncover; to discover; to find out; to bring to light; as, to detect a crime or a criminal; to detect a mistake in an account.
  3. To inform against; to accuse.

Detect Quotations

Since 2001, the Patriot Act has provided the means to detect and disrupt terrorist threats against the U.S. Prior to enactment of the law, major legal barriers prevented intelligence, national defense, and law enforcement agencies from working together and sharing information.
Roger Wicker

And because of the reunion I think we've got more energy and enthusiasm than we've ever had. And it's genuine. I think the fans can detect when you're genuine, when you love what you do, and we love to be there on stage. That's what we thrive on.
Glenn Tipton

It's hard to detect good luck - it looks so much like something you've earned.
Frank A. Clark

Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
George Eliot

I'm not concerned about all hell breaking loose, but that a PART of hell will break loose... it'll be much harder to detect.
George Carlin
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Detect Translations

detect in German is erkennnen, finden, entdecken, erkennen, ermitteln
detect in Italian is accertare, riconoscere, scoprire
detect in Norwegian is oppdage, merke
detect in Spanish is connocer, detectar
detect in Swedish is hitta, uppdraga
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