Meaning of discern
Pronunciation: (di-sûrn', -zûrn'), [key]
- to perceive by the sight or some other sense or by the intellect; see, recognize, or apprehend: They discerned a sail on the horizon.
- to distinguish mentally; recognize as distinct or different; discriminate: He is incapable of discerning right from wrong.
- to distinguish or discriminate.
- discern (Thesaurus)