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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. detect: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. detect: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. detect: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. detect: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. detect: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. detect: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Detect, detect: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. detect: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. detect: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. detect: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. detect: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. detect: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Detect, detect: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. detect: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. detect: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. detect: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Detect: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. detect: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. detect: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. detect: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. detect: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. detect: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. detect: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. detect: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. detect: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. detect: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. DETECT: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Detect: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. detect: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. detect: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. detect: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. DETECT: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. detect: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. detect: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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verb:  discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of ("She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water")

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Phrases that include detect:   serial presence detect, parallel presence detect, contrast detect, detect and avoid, detect in, more...

Words similar to detect:   notice, detectability, detectable, detected, detecting, discover, find, observe, spot, more...

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