1. [ adjective ] capable of being perceived as different or distinct

"only the shine of their metal was distinguishable in the gloom" "a project distinguishable into four stages of progress" "distinguishable differences between the twins"

Related terms: indistinguishable discriminable differentiable
2. [ adjective ] (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
Synonyms: distinct

"plants of several distinct types" "the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses" "management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees"

Related terms: different
Similar spelling:   distinguished