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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: distinguish(0.01379 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to distinguish.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: mark as different; “We distinguish several kinds of maple”
[syn: separate, differentiate, secern, secernate,
severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart]
2: 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” [syn: recognize,
recognise, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart
3: be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in
a very positive sense; “His modesty distinguishes him form
his peers” [syn: mark, differentiate]
4: make conspicuous or noteworthy [syn: signalize, signalise]
5: identify as in botany or biology, for example [syn: identify,
discover, key, key out, describe, name]
English → English (gcide)
Distinguish \Dis*tin"guish\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Distinguished; p. pr. & vb. n. Distinguishing.] [F.
distinguer, L. distinguere, distinctum; di- = dis- +
stinguere to quench, extinguish; prob. orig., to prick, and
so akin to G. stechen, E. stick, and perh. sting. Cf.
1. Not set apart from others by visible marks; to make
distinctive or discernible by exhibiting differences; to
mark off by some characteristic.
Not more distinguished by her purple vest,
Than by the charming features of her face. --Dryden.
Milton has distinguished the sweetbrier and the
2. To separate by definition of terms or logical division of
a subject with regard to difference; as, to distinguish
sounds into high and low.
Moses distinguished the causes of the flood into
those that belong to the heavens, and those that
belong to the earth. --T. Burnet.
3. 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.
We are enabled to distinguish good from evil, as
well as truth from falsehood. --Watts.
Nor more can you distinguish of a man,
Than of his outward show. --Shak.
4. To constitute a difference; to make to differ.
Who distinguisheth thee? --1 Cor. iv.
5. To separate from others by a mark of honor; to make
eminent or known; to confer distinction upon; -- with by
or for.“To distinguish themselves by means never tried
Syn: To mark; discriminate; differentiate; characterize;
discern; perceive; signalize; honor; glorify.
Distinguish \Dis*tin"guish\, v. i.
1. To make distinctions; to perceive the difference; to
exercise discrimination; -- with between; as, a judge
distinguishes between cases apparently similar, but
differing in principle.
2. To become distinguished or distinctive; to make one's self
or itself discernible. [R.]
The little embryo . . . first distinguishes into a
little knot. --Jer. Taylor.