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We found 31 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word detective:
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General dictionaries General (27 matching dictionaries)
  1. detective: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. detective: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. detective: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. detective: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. detective: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. detective: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Detective, detective: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. detective: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. detective: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. detective: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. detective: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. detective: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. detective: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. detective: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. detective: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Detective (band), Detective (disambiguation), Detective (novel), Detective (upcoming film), Detective, The Detective (novel), The Detective (video game), The Detective: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Detective: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. detective: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. detective: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. detective, detective, detective (de): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. detective: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. detective: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. detective: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. detective: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. detective: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. detective: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. detective: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Detective: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. detective: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (detective)

noun:  a police officer who investigates crimes
noun:  an investigator engaged or employed in obtaining information not easily available to the public

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Phrases that include detective:   police detective, detective novels, detective chief inspector, detective comics, detective works, more...

Words similar to detective:   investigator, detectivelike, hawkshaw, tec, gumshoe, police detective, more...

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