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de·tect

 (dĭ-tĕkt′)
tr.v. de·tect·ed, de·tect·ing, de·tects
1. To discover or ascertain the existence, presence, or fact of.
2. To discern (something hidden or subtle): detected a note of sarcasm in the remark.
3. To learn something hidden and often improper about: detected the manager in a lie.
4. Electronics To demodulate.

[Middle English detecten, from Latin dētegere, dētēct-, to uncover : dē-, de- + tegere, to cover; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.]

de·tect′a·ble, de·tect′i·ble adj.
de·tect′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.detected - perceived or discerned; "the detected micrometeoritic material"
undetected - not perceived or discerned; "they feared some undetected trace of poison"; "she looked around to be sure her faux pas was undetected"
2.detected - perceived with the mind; "he winced at the detected flicker of irony in her voice"
noticed - being perceived or observed; "an easily noticed effect on the rate of growth"
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