- IPA: /dɪsˈtɪŋkt/
- Capable of being perceived very clearly.
- Her voice was distinct despite the heavy traffic.
- Different from one another (with the preferable adposition being "from").
- Horses are distinct from zebras.
- Noticeably different from others; distinctive.
- Olga's voice is quite distinct because of her accent.
- Separate in place; not conjunct or united; with from.
- The intention was that the two armies which marched out together should afterward be distinct.
- (obsolete) Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified.
- 1667, John Milton, “Book 7”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: Printed [by Samuel Simmons], and are to be sold by Peter Parker […] [a]nd by Robert Boulter […] [a]nd Matthias Walker, […], OCLC 228722708 ↗; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554 ↗:
- Wherever thus created — for no place / Is yet distinct by name.
- (obsolete) Marked; variegated.
- The which [place] was dight / With divers flowers distinct with rare delight.
- (capable of being perceived very clearly) clear, vivid; see also Thesaurus:distinct
- (different from one another) different, separate, several (obsolete)
- (noticeably different) characteristic, distinctive, prominent
- (separate in place) discrete, individual, noncontinuous, separate
- (distinguished) specified
- (marked) patterned; see also Thesaurus:marked
- (capable of being perceived very clearly) confusing, indistinct; see also Thesaurus:indistinct
- (different from one another) same, indistinguishable
- French: distinct, intelligible
- German: deutlich
- Italian: chiaro
- Portuguese: distinto
- Russian: разбо́рчивый
- Spanish: distinto