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Definition 1: recognize or perceive the difference - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for discriminate in the sense of this definition

(discriminate is a kind of ...) mark as different

"We distinguish several kinds of maple"

(... is a kind of discriminate ) mark fine distinctions and subtleties, as among words

Definition 2: distinguish - [verb of perception]

Samples where discriminate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I could not discriminate the different tastes in this complicated dish

(discriminate is a kind of ...) detect with the senses

"The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards" "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"

Synonyms for discriminate in the sense of this definition

(discriminate is a kind of ...) mark as different

"We distinguish several kinds of maple"

(... is a kind of discriminate ) place or set apart

"They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"

(... is a kind of discriminate ) remove from a group and make separate

"The unit was hived off from its parent company"

(... is a kind of discriminate ) separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation

"This neighborhood is segregated" "We don't segregate in this county"

(... is a kind of discriminate ) discriminate in selling or renting housing in certain areas of a neighborhood

(... is a kind of discriminate ) put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm

"This rule clearly disadvantages me"

Definition 4: marked by the ability to see or make fine distinctions - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where discriminate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • discriminate judgments
  • discriminate people

(means also ...) showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste

"the discriminating eye of the connoisseur"

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