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  • as indifferentiate
  • as indiscriminate
  • as indistinguish
  • as inindividualize

synonyms for tell apart

  • comprehend
  • discern
  • discriminate
  • extricate
  • separate
  • understand
  • characterize
  • contrast
  • demarcate
  • individualize
  • individuate
  • know
  • mark
  • redline
  • sever
  • severalize
  • antithesize
  • discrepate
  • know what's what
  • mark off
  • set apart
  • set off
  • split hairs
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antonyms for tell apart

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  • misinterpret
  • mistake
  • misunderstand
  • allow
  • associate
  • confuse
  • connect
  • group
  • leave
  • link
  • mix up
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How to use tell apart in a sentence

And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Moreover, most of the burrows were only a few feet apart and no agonistic behavior was witnessed.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
He wanted to tell her that if she called her father, it would mean the end of everything for them, but he withheld this.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Monsieur,” growls the baron, “stone walls have ears, you say if only they had tongues; what tales these could tell!
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
My husband detests them; on the contrary, I like those carriages, for they tell me of happy—I mean to say, of former times.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Not a few of these are extremely beautiful, and are well worth growing on this account, quite apart from their peculiarity.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
He could not tell what I meant by secrets of state, where an enemy or some rival nation were not in the case.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Tell Lady Maude the candid truth, and take shame and blame to yourself, as you deserve.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO TELL APART

  • antithesize
  • characterize
  • comprehend
  • contrast
  • demarcate
  • discern
  • discrepate
  • discriminate
  • extricate
  • individualize
  • individuate
  • know
  • know what's what
  • mark
  • mark off
  • redline
  • separate
  • set apart
  • set off
  • sever
  • severalize
  • split hairs
  • tell apart
  • understand
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.