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distinct

dis·tinct

distinct

 
pronunciation:
dih stIngkt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: clearly different or set apart; separate (often fol. by from).
This species of tiger has been found to be distinct from all others.I have three distinct groups of friends.
synonyms:
different, discrete, disparate, individual, separate
antonyms:
indistinguishable, overlapping, similar
similar words:
characteristic, clear-cut, dissimilar, distinctive, independent, obtrusive, particular, peculiar, several, special, specific, unlike
definition 2: plainly seen, heard, or understood; unmistakable or evident.
On a clear day, the mountains are distinct.There is a distinct difference between what the candidate said last week and what he's saying now.
synonyms:
clear, clear-cut, definite, plain, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable
antonyms:
dim, dull, indefinite, indistinct, nebulous
similar words:
apparent, articulate, decided, evident, explicit, manifest, obtrusive, obvious, pointed, precise, pronounced, sharp, thick, trenchant
definition 3: having sharpness and clarity, as lines in a drawing.
The figures in the background are quite distinct.
synonyms:
sharp, well-defined
antonyms:
indistinct, misty
similar words:
clean, clear, clear-cut, lucid, trenchant
definition 4: very likely.
It's a distinct possibility that she'll decide to look for another job.
antonyms:
unlikely
similar words:
good, likely, probable
derivation: distinctness (n.)