to discern

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İngilizce - İngilizce
make out

Though nothing of the vault except the roof was visible from where I lay, and so I could not see these visitors, yet I heard every word spoken, and soon made out one voice as being Master Ratsey's. This discovery gave me no surprise but much solace, for I thought that if the worst happened and I was discovered, I should find one friend with whom I could plead for life.

To perceive differences
To perceive, recognize, or comprehend with the mind; to descry
To detect with the senses, especially with the eyes
To see and identify by noting a difference or differences; to note the distinctive character of; to discriminate; to distinguish
{v} to see, perceive, distinguish, judge
If you can discern something, you can just see it, but not clearly. Below the bridge we could just discern a narrow, weedy ditch
To make cognizance
To see by the eye or by the understanding; to perceive and recognize; as, to discern a difference
To distinguish something as being different from something else; to differentiate
{f} distinguish, perceive, recognize, discriminate
If you can discern something, you are aware of it and know what it is. You need a long series of data to be able to discern such a trend It was hard to discern why this was happening
To see or understand the difference; to make distinction; as, to discern between good and evil, truth and falsehood
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"
to discern