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Synonyms for distinct

Synonyms for (adjective) distinct

Synonyms: trenchant, clear-cut, distinct Definition: clearly or sharply defined to the mind Usage: clear-cut evidence of tampering; Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest; trenchant distinctions between right and wrong

Similar words: clear Definition: readily apparent to the mind Usage: a clear and present danger; a clear explanation; a clear case of murder; a clear indication that she was angry; gave us a clear idea of human nature

Synonyms: decided, distinct Definition: recognizable; marked Usage: noticed a distinct improvement; at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage

Similar words: definite Definition: precise; explicit and clearly defined Usage: I want a definite answer; a definite statement of the terms of the will; a definite amount; definite restrictions on the sale of alcohol; the wedding date is now definite; a definite drop in attendance

Synonyms: distinct Definition: easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined Usage: a distinct flavor; a distinct odor of turpentine; a distinct outline; the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette; distinct fingerprints

Similar words: chiseled, well-defined Definition: having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges Usage: a finely chiseled nose; well-defined features

Similar words: clean-cut, clear, clear-cut Definition: clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible Usage: as clear as a whistle; clear footprints in the snow; the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather; a spire clean-cut against the sky; a clear-cut pattern

Similar words: crisp, sharp Definition: (of something seen or heard) clearly defined Usage: a sharp photographic image; the sharp crack of a twig; the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot

Similar words: crystalline Definition: distinctly or sharply outlined Usage: crystalline sharpness of outline- John Buchan

Similar words: defined, outlined Definition: showing clearly the outline or profile or boundary Usage: hills defined against the evening sky; the setting sun showed the outlined figure of a man standing on the hill

Similar words: knifelike Definition: having a sharp or distinct edge Usage: a narrow knifelike profile

Similar words: razor-sharp Definition: very clearly delineated Usage: razor-sharp definition

Synonyms: distinct, distinguishable Definition: (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality Usage: plants of several distinct types; the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses; gold is distinct from iron; a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech; management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees

Similar words: different Definition: unlike in nature or quality or form or degree Usage: took different approaches to the problem; came to a different conclusion; different parts of the country; on different sides of the issue; this meeting was different from the earlier one

Synonyms: discrete, distinct Definition: constituting a separate entity or part Usage: a government with three discrete divisions; on two distinct occasions

Similar words: separate Definition: independent; not united or joint Usage: a problem consisting of two separate issues; they went their separate ways; formed a separate church