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DET

1
  1. Also Det Linguistics. determiner.
  2. Pharmacology. diethyltryptamine.


det.

2

abbreviation for

  1. detach.
  2. detachment.
  3. detail.
  4. determine.
  5. (in prescriptions) let it be given.

DET

abbreviation for

  1. diethyltryptamine, a hallucinogenic drug


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Word History and Origins

Origin of DET1

From the Latin word dētur

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Example Sentences

Det. Rafael Ramos spent a lifetime trying to become a police officer, entering the academy at age 38.

Retired Det. Tom Nerney, formerly of the NYPD Major Case Squad, investigated Shakur.

Det. 1: Okay, now tell us how it went, David—tell us how you did it.

Det. 2: No, not your belt . . . . Remember being out in the sunroom, the room that sits out to the back of the house?

Det. 2: (slamming his hand on the table and yelling) You hung her!

If I had stayed in my fader's house, I vould haf been det for goot, and perried too!

We beleaf in the spirit ov forgiveness—if we owe a man, and we won't pay him, let him forgiv the det.

"Let me det in oor lap den," and Marion, climbing up, made herself perfectly at home.

Ill det em, said Sandy, slipping down and bringing them to Louise from the table at the end of the tent.

He turned his head and gravely inquired: "Number Thirteen, how does ye det'armine ther guilt of a witch?"

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