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  Definition of Discern
  1. 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"
Similar Words: recognize, recognise, distinguish, pick out, make out, tell apart

 

Hyponyms: resolve, discriminate

 

Entailments: perceive, comprehend

 

Derivational Morphology: discernment, perceptiveness

 

Anagrams: rescind

 

 
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