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Distinguish (IPA: /dɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃ/)


Distinguish (v. t.)

Not set apart from others by visible marks; to make distinctive or discernible by exhibiting differences; to mark off by some characteristic.

Distinguish (v. t.)

To separate by definition of terms or logical division of a subject with regard to difference; as, to distinguish sounds into high and low.

Distinguish (v. t.)

To recognize or discern by marks, signs, or characteristic quality or qualities; to know and discriminate (anything) from other things with which it might be confounded; as, to distinguish the sound of a drum.

Distinguish (v. t.)

To constitute a difference; to make to differ.

Distinguish (v. t.)

To separate from others by a mark of honor; to make eminent or known; to confer distinction upon; -- with by or for.

Distinguish (v. i.)

To make distinctions; to perceive the difference; to exercise discrimination; -- with between; as, a judge distinguishes between cases apparently similar, but differing in principle.

Distinguish (v. i.)

To become distinguished or distinctive; to make one's self or itself discernible.

Distinguish Synonyms

Identify, Discover, Key Out, Name, Describe, Key

Distinguish Synonyms

Mark, Differentiate

Distinguish Synonyms

Pick Out, Recognize, Discern, Recognise, Make Out, Tell Apart

Distinguish Synonyms

Secernate, Tell, Secern, Severalize, Severalise, Differentiate, Separate, Tell Apart

Distinguish Synonyms

Signalise, Signalize

Distinguish Rhymes



Distinguish


Spanish Translation

Distinguish in Spanish is Distinguir

Tagalog Translation

Distinguish in Tagalog is Mapansin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Even a dog can distinguish between being stumbled over and being kicked." - English proverbs (alphabetically by proverb)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" For I do not distinguish them by the eye, but by the mind, which is the proper judge of the man." - Mind

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Hindi vowels do not distinguish between the capital and non-capital form" - Hindi

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat." - Jean-Paul Sartre

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If you can't distinguish people from lap-dogs, you shouldn't undertake philanthropic work." - Anton Chekhov


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