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Synonyms of tell apart

Verb


1. spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart

usage: detect with the senses; "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"

2. distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart, identify, place

usage: mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"

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