Distinct

Definition of Distinct

Dis`tinct´
a.1.Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified.
Wherever thus created - for no place
Is yet distinct by name.
- Milton.
2.Marked; variegated.
The which [place] was dight
With divers flowers distinct with rare delight.
- Spenser.
3.Separate in place; not conjunct; not united by growth or otherwise; - with from.
The intention was that the two armies which marched out together should afterward be distinct.
- Clarendon.
4.Not identical; different; individual.
To offend, and judge, are distinct offices.
- Shak.
5.So separated as not to be confounded with any other thing; not liable to be misunderstood; not confused; well-defined; clear; as, we have a distinct or indistinct view of a prospect.
Relation more particular and distinct.
- Milton.
v. t.1.To distinguish.

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