English verb: detect
|1.||detect (perception) discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of|
|Samples||She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water.|
We found traces of lead in the paint.
|Synonyms||discover, find, notice, observe|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
|Broader (hypernym)||sight, spy|
|Narrower (hyponym)||catch out, find out, instantiate, see, sense, trace|
|Verb group||discover, find|