Distinguishing

  • 1 Distinguishing — Dis*tin guish*ing, a. Constituting difference, or distinction from everything else; distinctive; peculiar; characteristic. [1913 Webster] The distinguishing doctrines of our holy religion. Locke. [1913 Webster] {Distinguishing pennant} (Naut.), a …

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  • 2 distinguishing — distinguishing; un·distinguishing; …

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  • 3 distinguishing — index discovery, discreet, distinctive, personal (individual) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 Distinguishing — For Wikipedia disambiguating see Wikipedia:Disambiguation. In law, to distinguish a case means to contrast the facts of the case before the court from the facts of a case of precedent where there is an apparent similarity. By successfully… …

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  • 5 Distinguishing — Distinguish Dis*tin guish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Distinguished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Distinguishing}.] [F. distinguer, L. distinguere, distinctum; di = dis + stinguere to quench, extinguish; prob. orig., to prick, and so akin to G. stechen, E. stick …

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  • 6 distinguishing — distinguishingly, adv. /di sting gwi shing/, adj. distinctive; characteristic, as a definitive feature of an individual or group: Intricate rhyming is a distinguishing feature of her poetry. [1660 70; DISTINGUISH + ING2] * * * …

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  • 7 distinguishing — adj. Distinguishing is used with these nouns: ↑attribute, ↑characteristic, ↑feature, ↑mark …

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  • 8 distinguishing — dis|tin|guish|ing [ dı stıŋgwıʃıŋ ] adjective a distinguishing feature, mark etc. makes someone or something clearly different from other similar people or things …

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  • 9 distinguishing — adjective does he have any distinguishing features, such as a scar or a birthmark? Syn: distinctive, differentiating, characteristic, typical, peculiar, singular, unique …

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  • 10 distinguishing — UK [dɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃɪŋ] / US adjective a distinguishing feature, mark etc makes someone or something clearly different from other similar people or things …

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  • 11 distinguishing — adjective That serves to distinguish …

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  • 12 distinguishing — Synonyms and related words: accurate, appreciative, characteristic, characterizing, contrastive, critical, delicate, diacritical, diagnostic, differencing, differential, differentiative, discriminate, discriminating, discriminative, distinctive,… …

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  • 13 distinguishing — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. distinctive, differentiating, different; see characteristic …

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  • 14 distinguishing — adj. differentiating, characteristic, setting apart dis·tin·guish || dɪ stɪŋgwɪʃ v. mark as different; see as different; differentiate; discern, recognize …

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  • 15 distinguishing — adjective be an identifying characteristic of. → distinguish …

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  • 16 distinguishing — adj differentiating, different, distinctive, individual, individualistic, marked, peculiar, typical, characteristic, unique, discriminative, discriminatory FORMAL singular, diacritical …

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  • 17 Distinguishing pennant — Distinguishing Dis*tin guish*ing, a. Constituting difference, or distinction from everything else; distinctive; peculiar; characteristic. [1913 Webster] The distinguishing doctrines of our holy religion. Locke. [1913 Webster] {Distinguishing… …

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  • 18 distinguishing characteristic — index distinction (difference), identity (individuality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19 distinguishing feature — index differential Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 20 distinguishing mark — index designation (symbol), earmark Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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