What does tell apart mean?

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tell apart

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart(verb)

    detect with the senses

    "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"; "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"

  2. distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart(verb)

    mark as different

    "We distinguish several kinds of maple"


  1. tell apart(Verb)

    To be able to know the difference between things; to distinguish.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tell apart in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tell apart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of tell apart in a Sentence

  1. Nick Longrich:

    The fossil record is incomplete enough that if you’re in a new area or a new time, there’s a fair chance that the dinosaurs there are going to be distinct, Steven Jasinski said. For instance, scientists might discover a toe from a brand new species, but such subtle differences may be unrecognizable or impossible to prove. [ T ] hings that we call separate species today would be very, very hard to tell apart based on their skeleton( crow versus raven, for example).

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