Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: distinguishing(0.01095 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to distinguishing.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj : serving to distinguish or identify a species or group; “the
distinguishing mark of the species is its plumage”;
“distinctive tribal tattoos”; “we were asked to
describe any identifying marks or distinguishing
features” [syn: distinctive, identifying(a)]
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.
Distinguishing \Dis*tin"guish*ing\, a.
Constituting difference, or distinction from everything else;
distinctive; peculiar; characteristic.
The distinguishing doctrines of our holy religion.
Distinguishing pennant (Naut.), a special pennant by which
any particular vessel in a fleet is recognized and