What is another word for distinguishing?

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Adjective
That serves to distinguish
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“To learn their craft well is the key distinguishing ambition of this group.”
Adjective
Distinguished by a unique attribute
Adjective
Consisting of many different elements
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Characteristic of a particular person or thing
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Existing by itself
Verb
Discerning what somebody is saying
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“Mark scanned the room intently, attempting to distinguish the mood of the guests who had arrived.”
Verb
Present participle for to understand or point out the difference in
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“Pinker suggests that our love of music developed from an evolutionary need to distinguish different sounds.”
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Present participle for to arrange or assign according to type
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“Researchers were asked to distinguish the specimens by size and stability.”
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Present participle for to be an identifying characteristic or mark of
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“His honesty would distinguish him from the rest of the candidates.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to establish what something or who someone is
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Present participle for to discover something either by chance or intention
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Present participle for to make (something) seem worthy and impressive
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Present participle for form an opinion or conclusion about
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Present participle for to restrict to a specific or individual case, class etc.
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Present participle for to be a sign or indication of
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Present participle for to set or force apart
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Present participle for to sign one's initial(s), as an abbreviated signature
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Present participle for to compare in such a way as to emphasize differences
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Present participle for to describe within a narrative
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Present participle for to make more pleasant to the taste by adding something intensely flavored
Noun
The act, or result, of comparing two things or people
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The action or process of identifying someone or something or the fact of being identified
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Designating
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The action or process of identifying the presence of something concealed
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The act of severing or the state of being severed
Noun
Range of hearing
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