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.
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Origin of discriminate
synonym study for discriminate
OTHER WORDS FROM discriminatedis·crim·i·nate·ly, adverbhalf-dis·crim·i·nat·ed, adjectivepre·dis·crim·i·nate, verb (used with object), pre·dis·crim·i·nat·ed, pre·dis·crim·i·nat·ing.un·dis·crim·i·nat·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for discriminate
Gordon’s suit has also argued that the Utah High School Activities Association, which school districts often rely on in recommending the addition of sports, has discriminated against girls by not offering football.Sam Gordon went viral as a football star. Now she’s suing to give more girls a chance to play.|Roman Stubbs|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Campus Pride has compiled a list of schools that openly discriminate against LGBTQ people.Honoring victims of the Harvard Secret Court of 1920|Diego Garcia Blum|November 5, 2020|Washington Blade
In mid-August, after she partnered with Community Legal Services of Philadelphia to file a lawsuit charging that the IRS’ decision discriminated against the disabled, the IRS granted beneficiaries an additional 45 days to add their dependents.Millions Still Haven’t Gotten Stimulus Checks, Including Many Who Need Them Most|by Lydia DePillis|October 30, 2020|ProPublica
That practice was quickly ruled illegal before it was enacted because it discriminated against low-income voters.Fear Of Voter Intimidation Is Its Own Voter Intimidation|Maggie Koerth (email@example.com)|October 28, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
He named homophobe Mike Pence as his vice president, who signed a bill as Indiana governor allowing businesses to discriminate against LGBTQ customers.
Few men, I will be bold to say, put more meaning into their words than I, or choose them more deliberately and discriminately.Anima Poet|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The organist was in his place, his music discriminately chosen, there were guests and flowers and discreet costumes.The Man Thou Gavest|Harriet T. Comstock
One of the themes of this book has been that laymen should use hypnosis discriminately and intelligently.A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis|Melvin Powers
It is a special form of decoration, and very effective if used discriminately.Writing & Illuminating, & Lettering|Edward Johnston
Those who speak that tongue we discriminately call Primahaitu, which is like saying Vasconyados.Original Narratives of Early American History|Vaca and Others