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Adjective
Very successful, authoritative, and commanding great respect
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“He had a distinguished career as a math professor, specializing in algebra, algebraic geometry, and number theory.”
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Having, or showing, a composed, dignified or serious manner
“Heads turned as the well-dressed, distinguished gentleman strode through the hall.”
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Elegant and cultured in one's manner or appearance
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Distinguished by a unique attribute
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Impressively high in standard or quality
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Exceptionally good in standard or quality
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Of, belonging to, or typical of the aristocracy
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Having a dignified or stately tone, form or style
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Having a discriminating nature in one's choices
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Of judges or the administration of justice
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To have discovered something either by chance or intention
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To have engaged in the discovery of facts or information
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To have perceived 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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Past tense for to feel, notice or detect with one's senses
“Mark scanned the room intently, attempting to distinguish the mood of the guests who had arrived.”
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Past tense for to identify differences in
“Pinker suggests that our love of music developed from an evolutionary need to distinguish different sounds.”
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Past tense for to assort according to type, category or class
“Researchers were asked to distinguish the specimens by size and stability.”
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Past tense for to be an identifying characteristic or mark of
“His honesty would distinguish him from the rest of the candidates.”
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Past tense for to make oneself noticeably different or better from others, typically through accomplishments
“The organization would distinguish Fernandes with a medal of honor for her contributions to science.”
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