(adjective, verb)


1. perceived or discerned

- the detected micrometeoritic material

Similar word(s): perceived, sensed, heard

2. perceived with the mind

- he winced at the detected flicker of irony in her voice

Similar word(s): noticed

Sentences with detected as an adjective:

- The detected submarine was tracked by sonar, it was easy once they knew where to look.


1. simple past tense and past participle of detect

- We detected the submarine long before it observed us.