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Distinct (IPA: /dɪˈstɪŋkt/)


Distinct (a.)

Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified.

Distinct (a.)

Marked; variegated.

Distinct (a.)

Separate in place; not conjunct; not united by growth or otherwise; -- with from.

Distinct (a.)

Not identical; different; individual.

Distinct (a.)

So separated as not to be confounded with any other thing; not liable to be misunderstood; not confused; well-defined; clear; as, we have a distinct or indistinct view of a prospect.

Distinct (v. t.)

To distinguish.

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .the Democratic and Republican parties, two apparently distinct political entities feeding at the same corporate trough." - Ralph Nader

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident." - Livy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Equity and common law are two distinct systems, unlike any existing in any foreign country." - Equity

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I am able to admit two distinct trains of thought to my mind at the same time." - Gerolamo Cardano

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended." - Ability


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