Definition of Discerns

1. Verb. (third-person singular of discern) ¹



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Definition of Discerns

1. discern [v] - See also: discern

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discerns

discernability
discernable
discernance
discerned
discerner
discerners
discerneth
discernibility
discernible
discernibleness
discernibly
discerning
discerningly
discernment
discernments
discerns (current term)
discerp
discerped
discerpible
discerping
discerps
discerption
discerptive
discession
discharge
discharge lamp
discharge of dredged material
discharge of fill material
discharge pipe
dischargeable

Literary usage of Discerns

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1. The works of Thomas Goodwin by Thomas Goodwin (1863)
"For as the same visive faculty in man, the same eye whereby a man discerns one contrary, it also discerns the other, as the same eye that sees white also ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1886)
"One discerns two brighter stars and several Fig. 2 shows this same spot, but as seen through a powerful telescope. This picture has not merely been drawn ..."

3. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1902)
"... while on a clear day looking southward one discerns the silvery gleam of Lake Champlain, and the soft, undulating line of the Green Mountains in Vermont ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1902)
"... while on a clear day looking southward one discerns the silvery gleam of Lake Champlain, and the soft, undulating line of the Green Mountains in Vermont ..."

5. The Pursuits of Literature: A Satirical Poem in Four Dialogues, with Notes by Thomas James Mathias (1801)
"... From impious scoffs and ribaldry to turn, And Reason's Age by reason's light discerns Refix insulted truth with temper'd zeal, And feel that joy which ..."

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