Complete Definition of "distinguish"

English

Alternative spellings
diï¬inguiÅ¿h i|archaic

Pronunciation
enPR|dÄ­s-tÄ­ng'gwÄ­sh, IPA|/dɪsËtɪÅÉ¡wɪÊ/, SAMPA|/dIs"tINgwIS/
:rhymes|ɪÅÉ¡wɪÊ

Verb
en-verb|distinguishes|distinguishing|distinguished|distinguished

  1. To see someone or something as different from others.
  2. To see someone or something clearly or distinctly.
  3. To make one's self noticably different or better from others through accomplishments.

Derived terms
distinguished pos_a
distinguishable
distinction

Translations
trans-top|To see someone or something as different from others
Czech: rozlišit, rozeznat
Dutch: onderscheiden
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German: unterscheiden
Hebrew: ×××××× (lehavkhyn)
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trans-top|To see someone or something clearly or distinctly
German: erkennen
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trans-top|To make one's self noticably different
German: sich auszeichnen
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fr:distinguish
ko:distinguish
io:distinguish
it:distinguish
hu:distinguish
ja:distinguish
fi:distinguish
sv:distinguish
te:distinguish
vi:distinguish
zh:distinguish

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