Third-person singular simple present indicative form of discern.(verb)
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Use "discerns" in a sentence
"Every magazine "discerns" the same must-have items."
"The current team of 12 theologians will hold their last meeting from Jan. 20 to 23 in Niagara Falls, Ont. After that, the commission will be on hiatus as the Primate discerns how best to approach future theological work."
"Second, we offer a word of sober restraint as our nation discerns what its response will be."