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Be an identifying characteristic or mark of
“Some of the characteristics that distinguish the two are intrinsic.”
To make out by hearing, seeing, or tasting
“Matthew looked around the room, trying to distinguish just what was going on.”
To understand or point out the difference in
“Pinker suggests that our love of music may have developed out of a similar evolutionary need to distinguish different sounds.”
To arrange or assign according to type
“… on the exam we were asked to distinguish the specimens by acidity.”
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