Word of the Day – Nov. 4 – Discriminate
Verb: Discriminate (diss-KRIM-uh-nayt)
1 a. To see the special features of.
b. To perceive a difference in: differentiate.
2. To distinguish by discerning or exposing differences; especially to distinguish from another like object.
3. To make a difference in treatment or favor on a basis other than individual merit.
Sample sentence: One of the important skills for judging a dog show is the ability to discriminate between dozens of breeds.