What are some alternative words for distinction?

Synonyms for distinction
dɪˈstɪŋk ʃən

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term distinction.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. differentiation, distinction(noun)

    a discrimination between things as different and distinct

    "it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation"

    Synonyms:
    specialization, preeminence, note, specialisation, eminence, differentiation

  2. eminence, distinction, preeminence, note(noun)

    high status importance owing to marked superiority

    "a scholar of great eminence"

    Synonyms:
    differentiation, annotation, tubercle, note, government note, banknote, banker's bill, preeminence, bank bill, short letter, eminence, musical note, bill, bank note, tuberosity, line, notation, tone, greenback, note of hand, promissory note, billet

  3. distinction(noun)

    a distinguishing quality

    "it has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town"

    Synonyms:
    differentiation, preeminence, note, eminence

  4. distinction(noun)

    a distinguishing difference

    "he learned the distinction between gold and lead"

    Synonyms:
    differentiation, preeminence, note, eminence

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. distinction

    A characteristic belongs to the nature or character of the person, thing, or class, and serves to identify an object; as, a copper-colored skin, high cheek-bones, and straight, black hair are characteristics of the American Indian. A sign is manifest to an observer; a mark or a characteristic may be more difficult to discover; an insensible person may show signs of life, while sometimes only close examination will disclose marks of violence. Pallor is ordinarily a mark of fear; but in some brave natures it is simply a characteristic of intense earnestness. Mark is sometimes used in a good, but often in a bad sense; we speak of the characteristic of a gentleman, the mark of a villain. Compare ATTRIBUTE; CHARACTER.

    Synonyms:
    attribute, attribute, character, characteristic, feature, indication, mark, peculiarity, property, quality, sign, singularity, trace, trait

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. distinction

    Synonyms:
    difference, separation, dignity, eminence

    Antonyms:
    unity, identity, debasement, insignificance, degradation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. distinction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    discrimination, notation of difference

  2. distinction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    repute, reputation, celebrity, note, name, fame, renown, account, credit, respectability, eminence, superiority

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. distinction(n)

    Synonyms:
    discrimination, eminence, celebrity, renown, fame, repute, prominence

    Antonyms:
    indistinction, indiscrimination promiscuity, obscurity

How to pronounce distinction?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say distinction in sign language?

  1. distinction

How to use distinction in a sentence?

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The un-understandable notion appears as an awkward definition when that turns and separates from Human Rights, becoming as Women Rights, create a distinction and division between itself. As a fact, the right rights already exist as religion and society values accurately, which only need the discipline to apply accordingly.

  2. Elizabeth Warren:

    I get why some people think there’s hay to be made here, you wo n’t find my family members on any rolls, and I ’m not enrolled in a tribe. ... I respect that distinction. Defending herself, she said :.

  3. Keith Pogson:

    There is a clear distinction between investment outflows that will ultimately lead to foreign direct investment in China, and hot money that's gone forever, the ChemChina deal is a very astute transaction and we will continue to see a fairly high level of such transactions, and this is not contrary to the outflow control objective.

  4. Bill Taubman:

    It's all about having a shopping center with a point of view, luxury creates distinction and relevance.

  5. Jon Rahm-Rodriguez:

    I am honored by this award and excited about the exemptions it brings, i also feel great pride in being the first Spanish golfer to receive this distinction.


Translations for distinction

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for distinction »

Translation

Find a translation for the distinction synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of distinction

  1. distinction
    distinction
    distinction
    distinction
    distinction

Discuss these distinction synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"distinction." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 3 Jun 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/distinction>.

Are we missing a good synonym for distinction?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for distinction:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.