Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

German translation of “distinct”

See all translations

distinct

adjective /diˈstiŋkt/
easily seen, heard or noticed
deutlich
There are distinct differences between the two Her voice is very distinct.
separate or different
unterschiedlich
Those two birds are quite distinct – you couldn’t confuse them.
distinctly adverb
deutlich
He pronounces his words very distinctly I distinctly heard him tell you to wait!
distinctness noun
die Deutlichkeit
distinction /-ʃən/ noun (the making of) a difference
die Unterscheidung
The company makes no distinction between male and female employees with regard to pay.
a grade awarded that indicates outstanding ability or achievement
die Auszeichnung
She was awarded a distinction for her MA in Art History.
distinctive /-tiv/ adjective different and easily identified
bezeichnend
I recognized her from a long way off – she has a very distinctive way of walking!
distinctively adverb
bezeichnend
(Definition of distinct from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “distinct” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be as cold as ice

to be extremely cold

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More