Die Übersetzung von "distinguish" - Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /dɪˈstɪŋ·ɡwɪʃ/ us /dɪˈstɪŋ·ɡwɪʃ/

to see or understand the differences between two people, ideas, or things

Children must learn to distinguish between right and wrong.

to make one person or thing seem different from another

His great skill distinguishes / him from the rest of the team.

to be able to see, hear or understand something

I couldn’t distinguish anything in the darkness.

(Die Übersetzung von "distinguish" von Cambridge Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /diˈstiŋɡwiʃ/

(often with from) to mark as different

distinguir (de), diferenciar (de)
What distinguishes this café from all the others?

to identify or make out

distinguir, vislumbrar
He could just distinguish the figure of a man running away.

(sometimes with between) to recognize a difference

distinguir (entre)
I can’t distinguish (between) the two types of fish – they both look the same to me.

to make (oneself) noticed through one’s achievements

He distinguished himself at school by winning prizes in several subjects.
distinguishable adjective

The common trout is distinguishable by the small blue dots across its face.
distinguished adjective

famous or outstanding

a distinguished scientist.

(Die Übersetzung von "distinguish" von PASSWORT Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)