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detected

adjective

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as in identified, discovered

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detected

verb
past tense of detect

Synonyms & Antonyms of detected (Entry 2 of 2)

to come upon after searching, study, or effort
  • I can detect just a hint of lemon in the soup

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“Detected.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detected. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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