verb (used without object), dis·crim·i·nat·ed, dis·crim·i·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), dis·crim·i·nat·ed, dis·crim·i·nat·ing.
Origin of discriminate
Examples from the Web for discriminate
Allowing some people to discriminate sends the message that discrimination is okay.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yup, Evelyn and Donald Knapp are “ordained Christian ministers” suing for the right to discriminate.Refusing to Marry Same-Sex Couples Isn’t Religious Freedom, It’s Just Discrimination|Sally Kohn|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not wanting to discriminate against low-income clients, though, she scheduled the appointment.
Just stop and think about the image of religious people pleading for the “right” to discriminate against certain fellow citizens.Even After Hobby Lobby, the Religious Right is Still Terrified|Gene Robinson|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The issue was basically the same as in Hobby Lobby: when businesses can discriminate on the basis of religion.Ten Reasons Women Are Losing While Gays Keep Winning|Jay Michaelson|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are quick to discriminate the main lines and the distinguishing traits of personality.Literature in the Elementary School|Porter Lander MacClintock
They come to discriminate between small forms varying very slightly, such as corn, wheat, and rice.The Montessori Method|Maria Montessori
The symptoms are much the same as those of pericarditis, and it is difficult to discriminate between the two affections.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
What are the special senses of differentiate, discriminate and distinguish?English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
You discriminate between the things that are wanted and the things that are not.A Man of Honor|George Cary Eggleston