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See definition of distinct on Dictionary.com
  • adj.apparent, obvious
  • adj.different; unconnected

synonyms for distinct

  • definite
  • noticeable
  • recognizable
  • specific
  • unmistakable
  • audible
  • categorical
  • clean-cut
  • clear
  • clear-cut
  • decided
  • enunciated
  • evident
  • explicit
  • express
  • incisive
  • lucid
  • manifest
  • marked
  • palatable
  • patent
  • perspicuous
  • plain
  • prescribed
  • sharp
  • sharp-cut
  • transparent
  • trenchant
  • unambiguous
  • unequivocal
  • well-defined
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antonyms for distinct

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  • indefinite
  • indistinct
  • obscure
  • uncertain
  • vague
  • ambiguous
  • connected
  • fuzzy
  • hazy
  • like
  • resembling
  • similar
  • undefined
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The adjective distinct implies a uniqueness that is clear and unmistakable: plans similar in objective but distinct in method. Diverse, in describing ideas or opinions, suggests degrees of difference that may be at odds or challenging to reconcile: diverse views on how the area should be zoned. Various stresses the multiplicity of sorts or instances of a thing or a class of things: various sorts of seaweed; busy with various duties. Different emphasizes separateness and dissimilarity: two different (or differing) versions of the same story

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How to use distinct in a sentence

This diversity is not neatly divided between distinct species or types but is available to all microbes within the context of symbiotic processes of exchange.
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Let’s start with the four distinct types of indexing problems you may encounter.
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Early studies, including one looking at particulate matter — distinct from HAPs, but often found with them — have suggested a link.
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The two distinct screens offer an experience for dual apps that’s a bit smoother and less janky than phones and tablets that let you display multiple apps on a single screen.
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Researchers linked these fungal communities to distinct collections of metabolites that affect aroma and flavor in the finished wine.
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Instead of becoming a ball of distinct cells, the insect egg forms a syncytium, a single huge multinucleate cell.
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Whether it involves switching to virtual meetings or managing companies remotely, we’ve seen a distinct change in the way we work, and simultaneously in consumer behavior.
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The distinct smell only starts when bacteria living on our skin break down the proteins in it.
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In a genetic survey of the coyotes of Los Angeles and surrounding natural areas, he and his team found four distinct populations.
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Later, as lineages of animals evolved into different phyla with distinct body plans, many of their genes began to disappear, and gene loss continued to be a major factor in evolution thereafter.
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