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Detailed Synonyms for distinguished in English

distinguished:

distinguished adj

  1. distinguished
  2. distinguished
  3. distinguished
  4. distinguished
  5. distinguished
    – used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person 1
    distinguished; grand; imposing; magisterial
    – used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person 1
  6. distinguished
    – (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation 1
    distinguished
    – (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation 1

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Related Definitions for "distinguished":

  1. used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person1
    • his distinguished bearing1
  2. (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation1
    • our distinguished professor1

distinguish:

to distinguish verb (distinguishes, distinguished, distinguishing)

  1. to distinguish
    to distinguish; to keep apart
    • distinguish verb (distinguishes, distinguished, distinguishing)
    • keep apart verb (keeps apart, kept apart, keeping apart)
  2. to distinguish
    to nuance; to distinguish; to discern; to discriminate; to differentiate
    • nuance verb (nuances, nuanced, nuancing)
    • distinguish verb (distinguishes, distinguished, distinguishing)
    • discern verb (discerns, discerned, discerning)
    • discriminate verb (discriminates, discriminated, discriminating)
    • differentiate verb (differentiates, differentiated, differentiating)
  3. to distinguish
    – mark as different 1
    to distinguish; to separate; to tell; to differentiate; secern; severalize; secernate; tell apart; severalise
    – mark as different 1
  4. to distinguish
    – be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense 1
    to distinguish; to mark; to differentiate
    – be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense 1
    • distinguish verb (distinguishes, distinguished, distinguishing)
      • His modesty distinguishes him from his peers1
    • mark verb (marks, marked, marking)
    • differentiate verb (differentiates, differentiated, differentiating)
  5. to distinguish
    – identify as in botany or biology, for example 1
    to distinguish; to key; to identify; to describe; to name; to discover; key out
    – identify as in botany or biology, for example 1
    • distinguish verb (distinguishes, distinguished, distinguishing)
    • key verb (keys, keyed, keying)
    • identify verb (identifies, indentified, identifying)
    • describe verb (describes, described, describing)
    • name verb (names, named, naming)
    • discover verb (discovers, discovered, discovering)
    • key out verb
  6. to distinguish
    – make conspicuous or noteworthy 1
    to distinguish; signalise; signalize
    – make conspicuous or noteworthy 1
  7. to distinguish
    – detect with the senses 1
    to distinguish; to spot; to discern; to make out; to pick out; to recognize; tell apart; recognise
    – detect with the senses 1
    • distinguish verb (distinguishes, distinguished, distinguishing)
    • spot verb (spots, spotted, spotting)
    • discern verb (discerns, discerned, discerning)
    • make out verb (makes out, made out, making out)
      • I can't make out the faces in this photograph1
    • pick out verb (picks out, picked out, picking out)
    • recognize verb, American (recognizes, recognized, recognizing)
    • tell apart verb
    • recognise verb, British

Conjugations for distinguish:

present
  1. distinguish
  2. distinguish
  3. distinguishes
  4. distinguish
  5. distinguish
  6. distinguish
simple past
  1. distinguished
  2. distinguished
  3. distinguished
  4. distinguished
  5. distinguished
  6. distinguished
present perfect
  1. have distinguished
  2. have distinguished
  3. has distinguished
  4. have distinguished
  5. have distinguished
  6. have distinguished
past continuous
  1. was distinguishing
  2. were distinguishing
  3. was distinguishing
  4. were distinguishing
  5. were distinguishing
  6. were distinguishing
future
  1. shall distinguish
  2. will distinguish
  3. will distinguish
  4. shall distinguish
  5. will distinguish
  6. will distinguish
continuous present
  1. am distinguishing
  2. are distinguishing
  3. is distinguishing
  4. are distinguishing
  5. are distinguishing
  6. are distinguishing
subjunctive
  1. be distinguished
  2. be distinguished
  3. be distinguished
  4. be distinguished
  5. be distinguished
  6. be distinguished
diverse
  1. distinguish!
  2. let's distinguish!
  3. distinguished
  4. distinguishing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

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Related Definitions for "distinguish":

  1. mark as different1
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple1
  2. be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense1
    • His modesty distinguishes him from his peers1
  3. identify as in botany or biology, for example1
  4. make conspicuous or noteworthy1
  5. detect with the senses1

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