discriminate between (someone or something)

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discriminate between (someone or something)

To recognize the differences between people or things. I have a hard time discriminating between Jim and Greg, but they are identical twins after all. You can discriminate between hydrangea and phlox by looking at their leaves.
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discriminate between

someone and someone else or something and something else to distinguish between people or between things. I find it hard these days to discriminate between my friends and my enemies. Can you discriminate between this shade of pink and that one?
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All four perceptual modalities, auditory, visual, tactile, and kinesthetic, significantly discriminated between primary and secondary students (see Table 5).
Auditory and kinesthetic modalities significantly discriminated between the Bruneian students in high-performing and low-performing primary schools (Table 7).
Auditory, visual, and tactual modalities significantly discriminated between the (a) high academic students from the Bruneian elite school and (b) high academic achievers and low academic achievers from the Bruneian regular secondary schools (see Table 8).
Auditory preferences significantly discriminated between Bruneian male and female students (Table 9).
Their kinesthetic modality significantly discriminated between creative and noncreative students in art, and the tactile modality significantly discriminated between creative and noncreative students in drama.