tell apart


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tell apart

vb
(tr, adverb) to distinguish between; discern: can you tell the twins apart?.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.tell apart - detect with the senses; "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"
resolve - make clearly visible; "can this image be resolved?"
discriminate - distinguish; "I could not discriminate the different tastes in this complicated dish"
2.tell apart - mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
know - be able to distinguish, recognize as being different; "The child knows right from wrong"
identify, place - recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something; "She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster"
discriminate, know apart - recognize or perceive the difference
label - distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions
label - distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom
sex - tell the sex (of young chickens)
individualise, individualize - make or mark or treat as individual; "The sounds were individualized by sharpness and tone"
contrast - put in opposition to show or emphasize differences; "The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student"
severalise, severalize - distinguish or separate
contradistinguish - distinguish by contrasting qualities
decouple, dissociate - regard as unconnected; "you must dissociate these two events!"; "decouple our foreign policy from ideology"
demarcate - separate clearly, as if by boundaries
discriminate, single out, separate - treat differently on the basis of sex or race
stratify - divide society into social classes or castes; "Income distribution often stratifies a society"
Translations
يُمّيِّز بَيْن شَخْص وآخَر
rozlišit
greina á milli
ayırt etmekbiribirinden ayırmak

apart

(əˈpaːt) adverb
separated by a certain distance. The trees were planted three metres apart; with his feet apart; Their policies are far apart; She sat apart from the other people.
apart from
except for. I can't think of anything I need, apart from a car.
come apart
to break into pieces. The book came apart in my hands.
take apart
to separate (something) into the pieces from which it is made. He took the engine apart.
tell apart (usually with can, *cannotetc)
to recognize the difference between; to distinguish. I cannot tell the twins apart.
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They must educate children at a younger age to keep a distance with people who aren't their immediate family, and how to tell apart any kind of abnormal behavior, and to talk to their parents about it openly rather than being ashamed or scared of repercussions.
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Fact is, the two singers were not that easy to tell apart in terms of looks, projection, verve and charisma in performance-so, when Bolton said he had a hard time making his choice (Lance), we believed him.
Yesterday we showed how actress Reese Witherspoon's daughter Ava, 17, is hard to tell apart from the 42-year-old US star.
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The new X-Trail has been deliberately styled on its smaller Qashqai sibling and, from a distance, they are very difficult to tell apart.
Like you can tell apart a genuine cash bill from its fake version by just testing its texture, tone and quality; same way you will be able to do in case of SU degrees after they are printed at Pakistan Security Printing', he reiterated.
Set in Glasgow's grittier corners, the novel assembles its motley cast: sadistic crime boss Boddice, unwilling enforcer Davie Prentice, wary Kyle, a pair of twins no one can ever seem to tell apart, and tech expert Boag, who uses the children's game Operation and other "DIY crap" as inspiration for his gadgetry.
Kaz and Ruby's alternating points of view can be difficult to tell apart, but this speaks to the ways they overlap as friends.
The VersaSpa Pro creates a totally natural suntan that's impossible to tell apart from a normal UV based suntan from the sun or a sunbed.
If this race difference which is much more profound than the one between the GC's and the TC's, who are hard (or impossible) to tell apart after over 400 years together, is used by the BNP to incite hatred through racial unrest, would the authorities start programmes to educate the population for inter racial harmony, or allow the separatists their demands for safety under a federation.