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Synonyms for detection
dɪˈtɛk ʃən

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  1. detection, sensing(noun)

    the perception that something has occurred or some state exists

    "early detection can often lead to a cure"

    Synonyms:
    detective work, spying, sleuthing, sensing, detecting, signal detection, catching, espial, perception, spotting

  2. detection, catching, espial, spying, spotting(noun)

    the act of detecting something; catching sight of something

    Synonyms:
    detective work, spying, staining, sleuthing, sensing, detecting, signal detection, catching, espial, maculation, undercover work, spotting, contracting

  3. signal detection, detection(noun)

    the detection that a signal is being received

    Synonyms:
    detective work, sleuthing, sensing, detecting, signal detection, catching, espial, spying, spotting

  4. detection, detecting, detective work, sleuthing(noun)

    a police investigation to determine the perpetrator

    "detection is hard on the feet"

    Synonyms:
    detective work, spying, sleuthing, sensing, detecting, signal detection, catching, espial, spotting

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. detection(n.)

    Synonyms:
    discovery

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How to use detection in a sentence?

  1. Jung Soon-kyun:

    Going through the MERS outbreak, the district government learned to build up an infectious disease response manual and store the necessary equipment, we are trying to respect infectious disease response manuals which prioritize early detection and testing.

  2. Professor Lattanzio:

    A series of astronomical observations obtained over the period 1986 to 2018 supports the idea that life is a cosmic rather than a purely terrestrial or planetary phenomenon, these include the detection of biologically relevant molecules in interstellar clouds and comets, mid-infrared spectra of interstellar grains and the dust from comets, a diverse set of data from comets including the Rosetta mission showing consistency with biology and the frequency of Earth-like or habitable planets in the Galaxy.

  3. Cedric Leighton:

    This is the handiwork of a sophisticated( most likely State) actor. The precise nature of the intelligence used to conduct targeting, the mission planning that went into this to avoid radar detection, as well as the selection of the targets shows a robust capability that would most likely be the work of a government or government-sponsored group, the drones most likely originated in either Southern Iraq or Iran.

  4. Susan Marriott:

    First, the virus may not be detected until a patient shows signs of disease, which can be 40 or more years from the time that they were infected. During these 40-plus years, an infected person can unknowingly spread the virus to others, second, some of the people who are most affected today live in remote parts of the world with minimal access to early detection options and state-of-the-art health care.

  5. Susan Marriott:

    Second, some of the people who are most affected today live in remote parts of the world with minimal access to early detection options and state-of-the-art health care.


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