discern[ dih-surn, -zurn ]SEE DEFINITION OF discern
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISCERN
The physical facts couldn't be denied, and beyond the physical facts I could discern nothing.
In the nearer ranks we may discern the variety of ingredients that compose the mass.
The second course was so equal that the keenest judges could not discern any vantage.
Within the door of the cottage you discern the wife, with her ruddy English cheek.
She had an eye to discern, and a courage to seize, an important crisis.
It was impossible to discern in whom he took an interest, or whether he had an interest in any of them.
There was still enough light in the steamy cabin to discern objects.
The sharpest of eyes only discern the bluest and gloomiest objects.
I could discern tents and marquees, a throng of people moving among them.
Even my preternatural eagerness could not discern who they were!
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR DISCERN
- be aware
- be conscious of
- be with it
- catch on
- figure out
- find out
- get the hang of
- get the idea
- get the picture
- get the point
- have knowledge of
- identify with
- make out
- make sense of
- take in
- take meaning