To mark out and make known; to point out; to name; to indicate; to show; to distinguish by marks or description; to specify; as, to designate the boundaries of a country; to designate the rioters who are to be arrested.
To separate from the remainder of a group; often construed with from.
pay tribute to
To bestow honor upon
suggests the noting or ascertaining of specific differences between things by comparing in detail their distinguishing qualities or features
suggests a distinguishing of minute or subtle differences between similar things to discriminate scents
implies a recognizing or marking apart from others by special features or characteristic qualities to distinguish good from evil
Find another word for distinguish. In this page you can discover 108 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for distinguish, like: discriminate between, separate, divide, differentiate, collate, separate-the-sheep-from-the-goats, classify, demarcate, set apart, exercise discrimination and separate-the-wheat-from-the-chaff.
She couldn't distinguish whether it was male or female.
Natasha looked in the mirrors and could not distinguish her reflection from the others.
We have to distinguish the part of Ferdinand VII.
We can distinguish two main types, African and European.
They also endeavoured to distinguish between different kinds of income, in order to arrive at a more just estimate of the total income, and fixed by tariff the proportion in which each kind of income was to contribute.