Discriminate Dis*crim"i*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discriminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discriminating}.] To set apart as being different; to mark as different; to separate from another by discerning differences; to distinguish. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

To discriminate the goats from the sheep. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

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