Definition of Discrete:

  1. Individually recognizable and countable, distinct and separate from the similar items, finite and non-continuous. Not to be confused with discreet (cautious).

  2. Individually separate and distinct.

Synonyms of Discrete

Alien, Aloof, Apart, Assorted, Asunder, At odds, At variance, Bipartite, Broadcast, Broken, Broken off, Chopped-off, Choppy, Contrary, Contrasted, Contrasting, Decousu, Departing, Detached, Deviating, Deviative, Dichotomous, Different, Differentiated, Differing, Diffuse, Disaccordant, Disagreeing, Disconnected, Discontinued, Discontinuous, Discordant, Discrepant, Discriminated, Disjoined, Disjunct, Disjunctive, Disparate, Dispersed, Dispread, Disrelated, Disseminated, Dissimilar, Dissipated, Dissociated, Dissonant, Distinct, Distinguished, Distributed, Divergent, Diverging, Divers, Diverse, Diversified, Episodic, Exotic, Extraneous, Fitful, Foreign, Gapped, Herky-jerky, Heterogeneous, In disagreement, In two, Inaccordant, Incoherent, Incommensurable, Incomparable, Incompatible, Incongruous, Inconsistent, Inconsonant, Independent, Individual, Inharmonious, Insular, Intermittent, Interrupted, Irreconcilable, Irregular, Irrelative, Isolated, Jagged, Jerky, Many, Motley, Multifarious, Nonadherent, Nonadhesive, Noncoherent, Noncohesive, Noncontinuous, Nonlinear, Nonsequential, Nonserial, Nonuniform, Open, Other, Outlandish, Parenthetic, Partitioned, Patchy, Poles apart, Poles asunder, Removed, Scattered, Scrappy, Segregate, Separate, Separated, Several, Snatchy, Sparse, Spasmodic, Sporadic, Spotty, Spread, Straggling, Straggly, Strange, Strewn, Strown, Suspended, Tenuous, Unadhesive, Unaffiliated, Unallied, Unassociated, Unattached, Unattended, Uncoherent, Uncohesive, Unconformable, Unconnected, Unequal, Unjoined, Unlike, Unrelatable, Unrelated, Unsuccessive, Untenacious, Variant, Varied, Variegated, Various, Varying, Widely apart, Widespread, Worlds apart, Separate, Distinct, Individual, Detached, Unattached, Disconnected, Discontinuous, Disjunct, Disjoined

How to use Discrete in a sentence?

  1. The company liked to keep its different manufacturing lines as discrete units to avoid any confusion over the use of different processes.
  2. Of all the items he had on the table, the shovel was certainly discrete from the other items, all being toilet paper.
  3. I asked him to tell me how many discrete units of building materials remained in the warehouse so I could plan construction accordingly.
  4. Speech sounds are produced as a continuous sound signal rather than discrete units.

Meaning of Discrete & Discrete Definition