Synonyms of detection


1. detection, sensing, perception

usage: the perception that something has occurred or some state exists; "early detection can often lead to a cure"

2. detection, catching, espial, spying, spotting, discovery, find, uncovering

usage: the act of detecting something; catching sight of something

3. signal detection, detection, reception

usage: the detection that a signal is being received

4. detection, detecting, detective work, sleuthing, police work, police investigation

usage: a police investigation to determine the perpetrator; "detection is hard on the feet"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: detection (Dictionary)