discern


discern

verb

Definition of DISCERN

1
to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes <barely able to discern the garden gate through the mist>
2
to understand or point out the difference in <too young to discern between right and wrong>
Near Antonyms confound, lump (together), mingle
Antonyms confuse, mistake, mix (up)
3
to have a clear idea of <we're still trying to discern the meaning of that cryptic remark>
Antonyms miss

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