Thesaurus > Related Words: distinguish

  Words related to distinguish

Related / Similar Words: separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart, mark, identify, discover, key, key out, describe, name, signalize, signalise, recognize, recognise, discern, pick out, make out

 

Definition:
  • mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple";
  • be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense; "His modesty distinguishes him form his peers";
  • identify as in botany or biology, for example;
  • make conspicuous or noteworthy;
  • detect with the senses; "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can''t make out the faces in this photograph";

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    Hyponyms: know, discriminate, know apart, label, individualize, individualise, contrast, severalize, severalise, contradistinguish, decouple, dissociate, demarcate, separate, single out, stratify, characterize, characterise, singularize, singularise, resolve

     

    Grouped Verbs: mark

     

    Entailments: compare, classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate, perceive, comprehend

     

    Derivational Morphology: deviation, divergence, departure, difference, differentiation, distinction, differentiator, discriminator, marker, marking, mark, name, naming, designation, identification, identity, signalization, signalisation, signal, signaling, sign, discernment, perceptiveness

     

     
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