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Princeton's WordNet

  1. single out(verb)

    select from a group

    "She was singled out for her outstanding performance"

    discriminate, separate

  2. discriminate, separate, single out(verb)

    treat differently on the basis of sex or race

    divide, assort, carve up, know apart, separate, come apart, fork, classify, secern, sort out, dissever, differentiate, class, part, break, disunite, severalise, furcate, fall apart, severalize, secernate, break up, split up, split, sort, distinguish, tell apart, tell, branch, ramify, discriminate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. single out

    choose, select, single, pick

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  1. Jeff Sessions:

    The IRS’s use of these criteria as a basis for heightened scrutiny was wrong and should never have occurred, it is improper for the IRS to single out groups for different treatment based on their names or ideological positions.

  2. Kelvin Cochran:

    Naked men refuse to give in, so they pursue sexual fulfillment through multiple partners, with the opposite sex, the same sex, and sex outside of marriage and many other vile, vulgar and inappropriate ways which defile their body – temple and dishonor God. i did not single out homosexuality.

  3. Tom Barrett:

    To single out someone because theyre from a Hispanic origin is simply wrong. And we know whats happening, everybody knows whats happening. Its because the president is talking about it on a daily basis that people feel they have license to go after Hispanic people. And its wrong.

  4. Mikhail Gorbachev:

    There are dangerous trends - they are all in plain sight. I would single out two. They are the disregard for international law and the militarization of world politics.

  5. Oscar Melhado:

    We don't have to single out anyone, if we do that for China, we have to do that for (Freeport-McMoRan's) Tenke Fungurume. We have to do that for Glencore.

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