(noun, verb)


1. someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information

Similar word(s): operative, pi, shamus

Definition categories: person, detective


1. (informal) To deduce; to figure out; to solve.

2. (informal) To search; to hunt; to seek.

3. (computing) To obsolete a unique feature in third-party software by introducing a similar or identical feature to the OS or a first-party program/app.