Distinguish synonyms

dĭ-stĭng'gwĭsh
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To make distinctions
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To divide is defined as to separate into two or more parts.
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To divide the members of a group into those that are superior and those that are inferior.
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(Intransitive) To divide itself into separate pieces or substances.
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To examine (such material) to see that all pages, plates, etc. are in proper order, as for binding
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To indicate as dealt with, as on a list.
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To classify is to arrange, group or organize things or people, or to designate certain information as secret.
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(Mathematics) To calculate the derivative or differential of (a function).
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To mark the difference between; distinguish; separate
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To distinguish, make obvious the distinction between (two things) or of (something).
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To make distinctions
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(Idiomatic) to select only that which is of value
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To discern (something hidden or subtle):
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To mention; refer to; comment on
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To establish or recognize the identity of; ascertain as a certain person or thing:
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To distinguish something as being different from something else; to differentiate.
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Much spoken of; famous; renowned
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To make distinctions on the basis of class or category without regard to individual merit, especially to show prejudice on the basis of ethnicity, gender, or a similar social factor:
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To determine or bring about (a specific result):
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To make individual; mark as different from other persons or things
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To characterize is to describe something by its distinctive and unique features.
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(Idiomatic) To perceive things as different, or to perceive their difference itself; to differentiate, distinguish, discriminate.
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To separate from the remainder of a group; often construed with from.
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To choose or pick out from among others, as for excellence, desirability, etc.
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To make distinctions
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To make distinctions
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To select one from a group and treat differently
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Sift is defined as to pass through a sorting device like a screen to sort, separate or carefully examine.
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(Idiomatic) To set a boundary, rule, or limit, especially on what one will tolerate.
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To make distinctions
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(Intransitive) To choose selectively or fastidiously.
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To make distinctions
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To incorporate a labeled element into (a molecule, compound, material, etc.)
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To tag is to attach someone’s name to a photograph on the social networking site, Facebook.
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To make remarkable or conspicuous:
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(Intransitive) To engage in joyful activity in appreciation of an event.
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To make noble:
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To demark sharply the outlines or limits of an area or concept.
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To find out; learn of the existence of; realize
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To know to be something that has been perceived before:
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To have the power to perceive with the eyes:
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To give attention to; notice:
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To give a name or title to; entitle; style
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To regard with wonder, delight, and pleased approval
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Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
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Easy to see or perceive; obvious
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Authoritative and complete:
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Capable of distinguishing or of making a distinction.
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(Comput.) Of or having to do with the use of computer diagnostics
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(Mathematics) Of or relating to differentiation.
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Dignified in conduct or appearance:
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That serves to distinguish.
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The definition of eminent is someone or something that rises above or is distinguished or outstanding.
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Based on or valuing honor
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Very clear; evident
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The definition of majestic is something very grand or stately.
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Noticeable at once; conspicuous
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Signal means out of the ordinary or remarkable.
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An attribute that distinguishes one entity from another, especially an attribute that distinguishes one species from others of the same genus.
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The act or process of differentiating.
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A heroic champion (especially a knightly one).
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The definition of a stigma is something that takes away from one’s character or reputation.
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To find out with certainty
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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.
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To perceive with a special effort of the senses or the mind
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To see someone or something as different from others.
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To heighten or intensify the action or effect of
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To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed
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To become aware (of) through one of the senses, esp. through sight
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To emphasize; accentuate
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To discriminate, or distinguish
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To crush or grind with a heavy instrument:
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(Sciences) To serve as a typical or reference specimen.
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To be certain or sure about.
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To reveal something that is not supposed to be revealed, especially something that someone has done wrong:
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To catch sight of (something difficult to discern).
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(Intransitive) To represent; to make (something) appear to be true. [from 17th c.]
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(Idiomatic) to detect using one's senses (sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste)
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(Dance) To keep the head and eyes pointing in a single direction while turning.
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To behave obediently:
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To notice or perceive (something)
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To remark is to make a comment or say something.
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To make conspicuous; distinguish.
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To elevate is to lift something up, to promote, or to boost.
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To carry out the terms of
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(Obsolete or UK dialectal) Together.
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(Obsolete) To confess as true; to acknowledge. [13th-17th c.]
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To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
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mark as different
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To distinguish; to make or treat as several.
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mark as different
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(Telegraphy and radio telegraphy) To depress (a telegraph key).
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identify as in botany or biology, for example
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To represent by drawing; to draw a plan of; to delineate; to trace or mark out.
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Alternative spelling of signalize.
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To realise or discover the nature of something; apprehend quality in; realise or admit that.
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To identify again or as something else.
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To bestow honor upon
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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
Find another word for distinguish. In this page you can discover 108 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for distinguish, like: discriminate between, divide, separate-the-sheep-from-the-goats, separate, collate, mark-off, classify, differentiate, demarcate, set apart and exercise discrimination.