This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for distinguish

a-z
Verb
  1. To recognize as being different

    See also:

    same

  2. To perceive and fix the identity of, especially with difficulty

    See also:

    see

  3. To perceive with a special effort of the senses or the mind

  4. To cause to be eminent or recognized

    See also:

    respect

Another word for distinguish

Synonym Study

  • Differentiate suggests the noting or ascertaining of specific differences between things by comparing in detail their distinguishing qualities or features
  • Discriminate suggests a distinguishing of minute or subtle differences between similar things to discriminate scents
  • Distinguish implies a recognizing or marking apart from others by special features or characteristic qualities to distinguish good from evil