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discerned

verb
past tense of discern

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1 to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes
  • barely able to discern the garden gate through the mist

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2 to understand or point out the difference in
  • too young to discern between right and wrong

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3 to have a clear idea of
  • we're still trying to discern the meaning of that cryptic remark

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discernible

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“Discerned.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/discerned. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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