What does DETECTIVE mean?

Definitions for DETECTIVE
dɪˈtɛk tɪvDETECTIVE

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word DETECTIVE.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. detective, investigator, tec, police detective(noun)

    a police officer who investigates crimes

  2. detective(noun)

    an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public

Wiktionary

  1. detective(Noun)

    a police officer who looks for evidence as part of solving a crime; an investigator.

  2. detective(Noun)

    a person employed to find information not otherwise available to the public.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Detective(adj)

    fitted for, or skilled in, detecting; employed in detecting crime or criminals; as, a detective officer

  2. Detective(noun)

    one who business it is so detect criminals or discover matters of secrecy

Freebase

  1. Detective

    A detective is an investigator, either a member of a police agency or a private person. The latter may be known as private investigators or "private eyes". Informally, and primarily in fiction, a detective is any licensed or unlicensed person who solves crimes, including historical crimes, or looks into records.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DETECTIVE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4837

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DETECTIVE' in Nouns Frequency: #1483

How to pronounce DETECTIVE?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say DETECTIVE in sign language?

  1. detective

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DETECTIVE in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DETECTIVE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of DETECTIVE in a Sentence

  1. Joe Mendoza:

    I think a detective would probably present it to a DA, but a grand jury is not out of play either.

  2. Henry Stawinski:

    Seeing the danger presented by Michael, the shooter, (Detective Colson) took action -- and in doing so, demonstrated extreme heroism because it was his actions that allowed officers to take a position where they could intervene and neutralize the threat, detective Colson drew fire to himself, and in doing so was mortally wounded.

  3. James Shea:

    Director of Public Safety James Shea told reporters Friday. Based on what we know now, the amount of guns, the amount of ammunition, the fact that they had explosive devices -- we would have to assume they planned to do a lot more damage than we allowed them to do. THOUSANDS MOURN, ATTEND FUNERALS FOR Jersey City SHOOTING VICTIMS Police officers stand near the scene of a gun fight at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Thursday. Anderson and Graham appear to have acted alone even though they had expressed interest in the Black Hebrew Israelites, a fringe religious group that often disparages whites and Jews, New Jersey officials have said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Thursday that the attack was driven by hatred of Jews and law enforcement and is being investigated as an act of domestic terrorism. The evidence points toward acts of hate. I can confirm that were investigating this matter as potential acts of domestic terrorism fueled both by anti-Semitism and anti-law enforcement beliefs, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal added that social media posts, witness interviews and other evidence reflected the couples hatred of Jews and police. Orthodox Jewish men carry Moshe Deutsch's casket outside a Brooklyn synagogue following Moshe Deutsch funeral on Wednesday in New York. Moshe Deutsch was one of the victims killed in Tuesday's shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP The attackers killed three people in the market, in addition to the police officer at a cemetery about a mile away, before dying in an hourslong gunbattle with police Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Public Safety James Shea called Seals the ultimate detective or officer we would point to to tell young officers, This is how you should behave.

  4. Henry Stawinski:

    We believe the fired round that led to Detective Colson's death was fired by one of his fellow Prince George's County police officers reacting to this.

  5. Detective Leslie Branch-Wise:

    I just want people to know that I'm Detective Leslie Branch-Wise, I have children, and I'm a victim of sexual harassment, it made me physically sick. It was extremely scary. And I dealt with it at that time the best way that I could.

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