What does discern mean?

discern in AZ Dictionary

(v) To perceive aided by the eyes or intellect; detect.
(v) To recognize or understand psychologically.
(v) To perceive or recognize as being various or distinct; distinguish. See Synonyms at see1.
(v) To perceive distinctions.
(v) To see or comprehend the huge difference; in order to make distinction.
(v) to create cognizance.
(v) To detect aided by the senses, particularly aided by the eyes.
(v) To perceive, recognize, or understand with all the brain; to descry.
(v) to differentiate one thing to be distinct from another thing; to differentiate.
to tell apart; view the real difference between(several things); discriminate.
To indicate or constitute the essential difference between; show the difference between.
To see distinctly; separate psychologically from the general mass of things occupying the world of sight; perceive because of the attention; descry.

discern in Community Dictionary

to perceive, detect, recognizee, and understand. by EmanuelReport definition

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  • Synonym for "discern"
    • discriminate, detect, penetrate, descry, espy
  • Verb Forms for "discern"
    • discerned, discernement, discernes, discernibleness, discernibly
  • Phrases for "discern"
    • discern gee, to discern, discern whether, easily discern, discern from
  • Rhyme for "discern"
    • Bern, Berne, Fern, Hearn, Herne
  • Hyponym for "discern"
    • discriminate, resolve
  • Form for "discern"
    • indiscernible, discernment, discernible
  • Same Context for "discern"
    • perceptive, unprejudiced, sagacious, well-informed, impartial
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