Definition of Contradistinguish

1. Verb. Distinguish by contrasting qualities.




Definition of Contradistinguish

1. v. t. To distinguish by a contrast of opposite qualities.

Definition of Contradistinguish

1. Verb. (transitive) To distinguish things by contrasting their different qualities. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contradistinguish

contradictiousness
contradictive
contradictor
contradictories
contradictorily
contradictoriness
contradictors
contradictory
contradicts
contradirectional
contradistinct
contradistinction
contradistinctions
contradistinctive
contradistinctively
contradistinguish (current term)
contradistinguished
contradistinguishes
contradistinguishing
contradistinguisht
contrafact
contrafacta
contrafactive
contrafacts
contrafactual
contrafactum
contrafagotto
contrafield
contrafields
contrafissura

Literary usage of Contradistinguish

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"They contend that the words "in the civil service" were not employed merely to contradistinguish the service described from that of the military or naval ..."

2. Lectures on Jurisprudence, Or, The Philosophy of Positive Law by John Austin (1885)
"We contradistinguish it, on the one hand, to fact or event; and we contradistinguish it, on the other, to person, homo, or man. Sometimes, however, we take ..."

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