Synonyms of spotting


1. staining, spotting, maculation, soiling, soilure, dirtying

usage: the act of spotting or staining something

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

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


1. descry, spot, espy, spy, spy, sight

usage: catch sight of

2. spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart

usage: detect with the senses; "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"

3. blemish, spot, dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire

usage: mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished"

4. spot, fleck, blob, blot, change surface

usage: make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"

5. spot, change

usage: become spotted; "This dress spots quickly"

6. spot, mark

usage: mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition; "spot the areas that one should clearly identify"

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