dis·crim·i·nate /dɪsˈkrɪməˌnet/ 動詞
Dis·crim·i·nate a. Having the difference marked; distinguished by certain tokens.
Dis·crim·i·nate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discriminated p. pr. & vb. n. Discriminating ] To set apart as being different; to mark as different; to separate from another by discerning differences; to distinguish.
To discriminate the goats from the sheep. --Barrow.
Dis·crim·i·nate v. i.
1. To make a difference or distinction; to distinguish accurately; as, in judging of evidence, we should be careful to discriminate between probability and slight presumption.
2. (a) To treat unequally. (b) Railroads To impose unequal tariffs for substantially the same service.
adj 1: marked by the ability to see or make fine distinctions;
"discriminate judgments"; "discriminate people" [syn:
discriminating] [ant: indiscriminate]
2: noting distinctions with nicety; "a discriminating interior
designer"; "a nice sense of color"; "a nice point in the
argument" [syn: nice]
v 1: recognize or perceive the difference [syn: know apart]
2: treat differently on the basis of sex or race [syn: separate,
3: distinguish; "I could not discriminate the different tastes
in this complicated dish"