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discrete

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of discrete

  1. not physically attached to another unit several discrete sections to this vast medical complex, including a college of pharmacology and a research center Synonyms of discrete detached, disconnected, separate, free, freestanding, single, unattached, unconnectedWords Related to discrete independent, self-contained; individual, privateNear Antonyms of discrete adjoiningAntonyms of discrete attached, connected, joined, linked

Synonym Discussion of discrete

distinct, separate, discrete mean not being each and every one the same. distinct indicates that something is distinguished by the mind or eye as being apart or different from others.
    • two distinct versions
separate often stresses lack of connection or a difference in identity between two things.
    • separate rooms
discrete strongly emphasizes individuality and lack of connection.
    • broke the job down into discrete stages


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