HyperDic: single_out

English > 2 senses of the expression single out:
VERBcognitionsingle outselect from a group
socialsingle out, discriminate, separatetreat differently on the basis of sex / sex or race
English > single out: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningselect from a group.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey single out him to write the letter
Broaderchoose, take, select, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
English > single out: 2 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningtreat differently on the basis of sex / sex or race.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdiscriminate, separate
Narrowerdisadvantage, disfavor, disfavourput at a disadvantage
hive offRemove from a group and make separate
isolate, insulateplace or set apart
redlinediscriminate in selling or renting housing in certain areas of a neighborhood
segregateseparate / separate by race or religion
Broaderdistinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apartmark as different

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