HyperDic: discern

English > 1 sense of the word discern:
VERBperceptiondiscern, spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, pick out, make out, tell apartdetect with the senses
discern > pronunciation
Soundsdihser'n
Rhymesadjourn ... yearn: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > discern: 1 sense > verb 1, perception
Meaningdetect with the senses.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsspot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, pick out, make out, tell apart
Entailsperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Narrowerdiscriminatedistinguish
resolvemake clearly visible
Spanishdetectar, discernir, distinguir, percibir, reconocer, sentir, vislumbrar
Catalanalbirar, detectar, dicenrnir, discernir, distingir, reconèixer, sentir
Adjectivesdiscernibleperceptible by the senses or intellect
discerniblecapable of being seen or noticed
discerniblecapable of being perceived clearly
Nounsdiscernmentperception of that which is obscure / obscure

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