Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb single_out

2 senses of single out

Sense 1
single out -- (select from a group; "She was singled out for her outstanding performance")
       => choose, take, select, pick out -- (pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her")

Sense 2
discriminate, separate, single out -- (treat differently on the basis of sex or race)
       => distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart -- (mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple")

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