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What is another word for distinguish?

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To feel, notice or detect with one's senses
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“Mark scanned the room intently, attempting to distinguish the mood of the guests who had arrived.”
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To see or catch sight of with one's eyes
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“I still see the black outline of the hull, and still think I can distinguish the figure of a man stretched upon the tiller.”
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To identify differences in
“Pinker suggests that our love of music developed from an evolutionary need to distinguish different sounds.”
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To assort according to type, category or class
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“Researchers were asked to distinguish the specimens by size and stability.”
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To be an identifying characteristic or mark of
“His honesty would distinguish him from the rest of the candidates.”
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To make oneself noticeably different or better from others, typically through accomplishments
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“The organization would distinguish Fernandes with a medal of honor for her contributions to science.”
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To identify or select something from a range of options
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To make (something) seem worthy and impressive
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To separate or force apart
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To mark out the boundary or limits of
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To be a sign or indication of
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To compare two or more people or things
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To describe within a narrative
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