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detect

Synonyms of detect in English:

verb

  • 1 no one detected the smell of gas
    notice, perceive, discern, be aware of, note, make out, spot, recognize, distinguish, remark, identify, diagnose;
    catch, sense, see, smell, scent, taste
  • 2 they are responsible for detecting fraud
    discover, uncover, find out, turn up, unearth, dig up, root out, expose, reveal
  • 3 the hackers were detected
    catch, hunt down, track down, find, expose, reveal, unmask, smoke out;
    apprehend, arrest
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