Definition of discriminate

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • discriminate is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 17
  • discriminate is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 17
  • discriminate is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 20

Definition of discriminate


  • treat differently on the basis of sex or race (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. separate
    2. single out
  • recognize or perceive the difference (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. know apart
  • distinguish (verb)

    Examples

    1. I could not discriminate the different tastes in this complicated dish
  • marked by the ability to see or make fine distinctions (adjective)

    Examples

    1. discriminate judgments
    2. discriminate people

See definition of discriminate in Merriam Webster

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