detect etymology

English word detect comes from Latin de- (De-.), Latin tegere

Detailed word origin of detect

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
de- Latin (lat) De-.
tegere Latin (lat)
detegere Latin (lat)
detectus Latin (lat)
detect English (eng) (obsolete) Detected. To discover or find by careful search, examination, or probing.

Words with the same origin as detect

Descendants of de-
debt decide decision delicate delicious demand deny deputy describe description desert deserve design designed desire desperate despite dessert destroy destruction detective dick due duty still
Descendants of tegere
detection