distinct

  • 1 distinct — 1 Distinct, separate, several, discrete are comparable when used in reference to two or more things (sometimes persons) and in the sense of not being individually the same. Distinct always implies a capacity for being distinguished by the eye or… …

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  • 2 distinct — distinct, incte [ distɛ̃(kt), ɛ̃kt ] adj. • 1308; lat. distinctus, de distinguere 1 ♦ Qui ne se confond pas avec qqch. d analogue, de voisin. ⇒ autre, différent, indépendant, séparé. Problèmes, domaines distincts. « la politique n est pas… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 distinct — distinct, distinctive 1. Both words are related to the verb distinguish, but distinct means essentially ‘separate, different’ (The word has several distinct meanings) or ‘unmistakable, decided’ (She has a distinct impression of being watched),… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 distinct — DISTÍNCT, Ă, distincţi, te, adj. 1. Care se deosebeşte prin anumite trăsături proprii de alte lucruri de acelaşi fel sau asemănătoare; deosebit, diferit. 2. (Adesea adverbial) Clar, evident, lămurit, desluşit. – Din fr. distinct, lat. distinctus …

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  • 5 Distinct — Dis*tinct , a. [L. distinctus, p. p. of distinguere: cf. F. distinct. See {Distinguish}.] 1. Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Wherever thus created for no place …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 distinct — I (clear) adjective apparent, clarus, clear cut, clear to the mind, clear to the senses, clearly defined, concrete, conspicuous, crystal clear, definite, distinctus, distinguishable, easily perceived, easily understood, eidetic, evident, explicit …

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  • 7 distinct — distinct, te (di stin, stin kt ; il y a trois manières différentes de prononcer ce mot au masculin : les uns disent di stinkt , les autres di stink ; d autres enfin di stin ; cette dernière manière a pour elle l analogie ; c était celle du temps… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8 distinct — [di stiŋkt′] adj. [ME & OFr < L distinctus, pp. of distinguere: see DISTINGUISH] 1. not alike; different 2. not the same; separate; individual 3. clearly perceived or marked off; clear; plain [a distinct image] 4. well defined; unmistakable;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 distinct — DISTINCT, INCTE. adject. Différent, séparé d un autre. Ce sont deux choses bien distinctes. Il faut que les articles d un compte soient bien distincts. [b]f♛/b] Il signifie aussi, Clair et net. Un son distinct, une voix distincte. Une vue… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 10 distinct — [adj1] apparent, obvious audible, categorical, clean cut, clear, clear cut, decided, definite, enunciated, evident, explicit, express, incisive, lucid, manifest, marked, noticeable, palatable, patent, perspicuous, plain, prescribed, recognizable …

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  • 11 distinct — Distinct, [distin]cte. adj. v. Different, separé d un autre. Ce sont deux choses bien distinctes. il faut que les articles d un compte soient distincts. Il signifie aussi, Clair & net. Un son distinct. une voix distincte. une veüe distincte. en… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 12 Distinct — Dis*tinct , v. t. To distinguish. [Obs.] Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Distinct — (v. lat.), unterschieden, deutlich, vernehmlich; daher Distinction, 1) Unterscheidung, Auszeichnung durch Ehre u. Ansehen, der Vorzug; 2) (Log.), die deutliche Vorstellung des Unterschieds ähnlicher od. verwandter Begriffe; 3) (Grammat.),… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 distinct — late 14c., originally pp. of distincten (c.1300) to distinguish, from O.Fr. distincter, from L. distinctus, pp. of distinguere (see DISTINGUISH (Cf. distinguish)). Related: Distinctness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 distinct — et separé, Distinctus …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 16 distinct — ► ADJECTIVE 1) recognizably different or individual. 2) able to be perceived clearly by the senses. DERIVATIVES distinctly adverb distinctness noun. ORIGIN Latin distinctus, from distinguere distinguish …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 Distinct — Two or more things are distinct if no two of them are the same thing. In mathematics, two things are called distinct if they are not equal. Example A quadratic equation over the complex numbers sometimes has two roots. The equation x2 − 3x + 2 =… …

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  • 18 distinct — dis|tinct W3 [dıˈstıŋkt] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: distinctus, past participle of distinguere; DISTINGUISH] 1.) clearly different or belonging to a different type ▪ two entirely distinct languages distinct types/groups/categories etc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 distinct — [[t]dɪstɪ̱ŋkt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ from n If something is distinct from something else of the same type, it is different or separate from it. Engineering and technology are disciplines distinct from one another and from science... This… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 distinct — 01. The people in that region have an accent which is very [distinct] from ours. 02. The [distinction] between good art and bad art is often a question of opinion. 03. The book is divided into two [distinct] parts. 04. The dish had the [distinct] …

    Grammatical examples in English