Definitions for detective work

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word detective work

Princeton's WordNet

  1. detection, detecting, detective work, sleuthing(noun)

    a police investigation to determine the perpetrator

    "detection is hard on the feet"

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of detective work in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of detective work in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bruce Aylward:

    You always hear about disease detective work and that is what Ebola is about now.

  2. Mesa Police Chief John Meza:

    No homicide is too old for us to use additional scientific measures and good old detective work ... and bring this suspect to justice.

  3. Bruce Aylward:

    You don't have control of Ebola until you know where all your transmission chains are and until your cases are coming from known contact lists, you always hear about disease detective work and that is what Ebola is about now.

Images & Illustrations of detective work

Translation

Find a translation for the detective work definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these detective work definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"detective work." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 1 Jul 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/detective work>.

Are we missing a good definition for detective work? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for detective work:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.