Other definitions for det. (2 of 2)
(in prescriptions) let it be given.
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How to use DET in a sentence
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!Stories in Light and Shadow | Bret Harte
We beleaf in the spirit ov forgiveness—if we owe a man, and we won't pay him, let him forgiv the DET.Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings | Henry Wheeler Shaw
"Let me DET in oor lap den," and Marion, climbing up, made herself perfectly at home.The Fourth Watch | H. A. Cody
Ill DET em, said Sandy, slipping down and bringing them to Louise from the table at the end of the tent.Winona of the Camp Fire | Margaret Widdemer
He turned his head and gravely inquired: "Number Thirteen, how does ye DET'armine ther guilt of a witch?"A Pagan of the Hills | Charles Neville Buck
British Dictionary definitions for DET
diethyltryptamine, a hallucinogenic drug
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