"spotted" in the verb sense
1. descry, spot, espy, spy
catch sight of
2. spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart
detect with the senses
"The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"
"I can't make out the faces in this photograph"
3. blemish, spot
mar or impair with a flaw
"her face was blemished"
4. spot, fleck, blob, blot
make a spot or mark onto
"The wine spotted the tablecloth"
"This dress spots quickly"
mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
"spot the areas that one should clearly identify"
"spotted" in the adjective sense
1. patched, spotty, spotted
having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture
"a field patched with ice and snow"
"the wall had a spotty speckled effect"
"a black-and-white spotted cow"
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