Discrimination


Discrimination
(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->results of comparison. 1
<- N
PARAG:Discrimination->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ discrimination
discrimination
distinction
differentiation
diagnosis
diorism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nice perception
nice perception
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ perception of difference
perception of difference
appreciation of difference
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ estimation
estimation
&c. 466
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nicety
nicety
refinement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ taste
taste
&c. 850
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ critique
critique
judgment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tact
tact
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ discernment
discernment
&c.(intelligence) 498
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ acuteness
acuteness
penetration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nuances
nuances
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ dope
dope
???>*
past performances
PARAG:Discrimination->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ discriminate
discriminate
distinguish
severalize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ separate
separate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ draw the line
draw the line
sift
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ separate the chaff from the wheat
separate the chaff from the wheat
winnow the chaff from the wheat
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ split hairs
split hairs
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ estimate
estimate
&c.(measure) 466
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ know which is which
know which is which
know what is what
know
=> a hawk from a handsaw
a hawk from a handsaw
=>(Hamlet)
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ take into account
take into account
take into consideration
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ give due weight to
give due weight to
allow due weight to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ weigh carefully
weigh carefully
PARAG:Discrimination->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ discriminating
discriminating
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dioristic
dioristic
discriminative
distinctive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ nice
nice

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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