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Synonyms for distinct
dɪˈstɪŋktdis·tinct

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Wiktionary

  1. distinctadjective

    Synonyms:
    prominent

    Antonyms:
    indistinct

  2. distinctadjective

    Very clear.

    Her voice was distinct despite the heavy traffic.

    Synonyms:
    prominent

    Antonyms:
    indistinct

  3. distinctadjective

    Different from one another.

    The letters in the word clear are distinct, while the letters in the word distinct are not.

    Synonyms:
    prominent

    Antonyms:
    indistinct

  4. distinctadjective

    Noticeably different.

    Olga's voice is quite distinct because of her accent.

    Synonyms:
    prominent

    Antonyms:
    indistinct

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. distinct

    Clear (Latin clarus, bright, brilliant) primarily refers to that which shines, and impresses the mind through the eye with a sense of luster or splendor. A substance is said to be clear that offers no impediment to vision — is not dim, dark, or obscure. Transparent refers to the medium through which a substance is seen, clear to the substance itself, without reference to anything to be seen through it; we speak of a stream as clear when we think of the water itself; we speak of it as transparent with reference to the ease with which we see the pebbles at the bottom. Clear is also said of that which comes to the senses without dimness, dulness, obstruction, or obscurity, so that there is no uncertainty as to its exact form, character, or meaning, with something of the brightness or brilliancy implied in the primary meaning of the word clear; as, the outlines of the ship were clear against the sky; a clear view; a clear note; "clear as a bell;" a clear, frosty air; a clear sky; a clear statement; hence, the word is used for that which is free from any kind of obstruction; as, a clear field. Lucid and pellucid refer to a shining clearness, as of crystal. A transparent body allows the forms and colors of objects beyond to be seen through it; a translucent body allows light to pass through, but may not permit forms and colors to be distinguished; plate glass is transparent, ground glass is translucent. Limpid refers to a liquid clearness, or that which suggests it; as, limpid streams. That which is distinct is well defined, especially in outline, each part or object standing or seeming apart from any other, not confused, indefinite, or blurred; distinct enunciation enables the hearer to catch every word or vocal sound without perplexity or confusion; a distinct statement is free from indefiniteness or ambiguity; a distinct apprehension of a thought leaves the mind in no doubt or uncertainty regarding it. That is plain, in the sense here considered, which is, as it were, level to the thought, so that one goes straight on without difficulty or hindrance; as, plain language; a plain statement; a clear explanation. Perspicuous is often equivalent to plain, but plain never wholly loses the meaning of unadorned, so that we can say the style is perspicuous tho highly ornate, when we could not call it at once ornate and plain. Compare EVIDENT.

    Synonyms:
    apparent, clear, diaphanous, evident, explicit, intelligible, limpid, lucid, manifest, obvious, pellucid, perspicuous, plain, straightforward, translucent, transparent, unadorned, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable

    Antonyms:
    ambiguous, cloudy, dim, dubious, foggy, indistinct, mysterious, obscure, opaque, turbid, unintelligible, vague

    Preposition:
    Clear to the mind; clear in argument; clear of or from annoyances.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. distinct

    Synonyms:
    separate, independent, unconnected, detached, disjoined, unlike, definite, obvious, different, dissimilar, clear, conspicuous, plain, perspicuous

    Antonyms:
    united, consolidated, conjoined, one, obscure, dim, confused, indistinct

Princeton's WordNet

  1. distinct, distinguishableadjective

    (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality

    "plants of several distinct types"; "the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses"; "gold is distinct from iron"; "a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech"; "management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees"

    Synonyms:
    discrete, clear-cut, trenchant, distinguishable, decided

    Antonyms:
    indefinite, wispy, same, foggy, cloudy, blurry, bleary, veiled, faint, nebulous, nebulose, unclear, dim, joint, indistinct, bedimmed, vague, shadowy, hazy, blurred, muzzy, fuzzy

  2. distinctadjective

    easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined

    "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints"

    Synonyms:
    discrete, clear-cut, trenchant, distinguishable, decided

    Antonyms:
    faint, hazy, indistinct, vague, bedimmed, same, dim, veiled, nebulose, muzzy, wispy, joint, blurred, bleary, blurry, foggy, cloudy, unclear, fuzzy, shadowy, indefinite, nebulous

  3. discrete, distinctadjective

    constituting a separate entity or part

    "a government with three discrete divisions"; "on two distinct occasions"

    Synonyms:
    clear-cut, trenchant, distinguishable, discrete, decided

    Antonyms:
    bedimmed, wispy, vague, muzzy, dim, fuzzy, bleary, same, foggy, unclear, nebulose, indistinct, nebulous, blurred, cloudy, blurry, joint, faint, indefinite, hazy, veiled, shadowy

  4. distinct, decidedadjective

    recognizable; marked

    "noticed a distinct improvement"; "at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage"

    Synonyms:
    discrete, clear-cut, trenchant, distinguishable, decided

    Antonyms:
    nebulous, foggy, faint, indistinct, same, dim, muzzy, vague, nebulose, indefinite, hazy, joint, bleary, wispy, bedimmed, veiled, unclear, blurry, shadowy, cloudy, blurred, fuzzy

  5. clear-cut, distinct, trenchantadjective

    clearly or sharply defined to the mind

    "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"

    Synonyms:
    discrete, searching, hard-hitting, decided, clean-cut, trenchant, distinguishable, clear, clear-cut

    Antonyms:
    shadowy, joint, indistinct, wispy, blurry, vague, fuzzy, faint, unclear, dim, muzzy, foggy, cloudy, veiled, hazy, bedimmed, bleary, nebulose, same, indefinite, nebulous, blurred

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. distinctadjective

    Synonyms:
    separate, different, not the same

  2. distinctadjective

    Synonyms:
    definite, defined, clear, plain, unmistakable, unconfused, not obscure, not dim, well defined

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How to use distinct in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Fagin:

    The Kennedy assassination is viewed as this watershed moment, and so it has that symbolic significance attached to it, which lends itself very well as the backdrop to a comic book, to a science fiction television show, to a feature film, because it does provide that gateway into a distinct moment in time that instantly defines the culture of the era.

  2. Johann Kaspar Lavater:

    There are many kinds of smiles, each having a distinct character. Some announce goodness, and sweetness, others betray sarcasm, bitterness, and pride; some soften the countenance by their languishing tenderness, others brighten by their spiritual vivacity.

  3. The HHS document:

    The FDA currently identifies 18 distinct methods of contraception for women, and the HRSA Guidelines are designed to provide women's access to the full range of these contraceptive methods identified by the The FDA, as prescribed by a health care provider.

  4. Wolfango Piccoli:

    It's a distinct possibility that there are further episodes of these 'revenge politics' ahead.

  5. Nick Wiltgen:

    In clouds, iridescence is a byproduct of sunlight being diffracted by water droplets or ice crystals, causing the various wavelengths of light – which we see as colours – to emerge at different angles, as they reach the observer’s eye, the observer perceives a pattern of various colours as those different wavelengths reach his or her eye from distinct directions, rather than being jumbled together and appearing whitish.

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