|v. t.||1.||To uncover; to discover; to find out; to bring to light; |
Plain good intention . . . is as easily discovered at the first view, as fraud is surely detected at last.
|2.||To inform against; to accuse.|
|Verb||1.||detect - discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint"|