Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Discern"

The meaning of "Discern" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa discern?
A: To recognise
Q: O que significa discern?
A: It means being able to tell the difference between different things

Example sentences using "Discern"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com discern.
A: Can you discern the differences between these two pictures?
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com discern.
A: Police detectives discern the truth.
The man could discern good food from bad.
We discerned a small light in the rain.

Common expression: "A discerning eye" (good at examining or judging)

Synonyms of "Discern" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre discern e recognize ?
A: Discern means more to figure something out, it's more active.
e.g. "To discern the difference" sounds more active and that it took effort to figure out the difference. "To recognise the difference" is to simply look and see the difference.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre discern e perceive ?
A: Discern is telling the difference and perceive is more of an open minded viewing of something
Q: Qual é a diferença entre discern e recognize ?
A: They're very similar, but to use "discernment" you are able to detect something with senses other than just vision. You are able to read body language or voice inflection. "Recognize" is more of a visual only form of detection. It is a word also used to acknowledge a person for an accomplishment, so it can be used to refer to an award or ceremony for an individual.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre discern e recognize ?
A: Discern means to tell apart from something.
He could barely discern her figure against the background of trees.
Recognize means to know or understand upon seeing something.
Once he discerned her figure, he recognized her as his sister.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre discern e distinguish ?
A: Thank you both✌🏽

Translations of "Discern"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? discern
A: That sounds good to me. Try using it in a sentence.

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