Synonyms for Distinguished:

adj.

all (adjective)
grand, magisterial, imposing.
especial (adjective)
unique.
expert (adjective)
ace.
famous, outstanding (adjective)
glorious, striking, noble, nonpareil, esteemed, extraordinary, unforgettable, remarkable, renowned, shining, singular, Famed, well-known, honored, marked, noted, special, celebrated, great, foremost, noteworthy, superior, prominent, arresting, royal, peerless, venerable, imposing, salient, conspicuous, aristocratic, stately, eminent, illustrious, signal, memorable, notable, acclaimed, dignified, brilliant, reputable.
important (adjective)
eminent, consequential, influential, grave, heavyweight, important, notable, momentous, salient, noteworthy, world-shaking, high-powered, pivotal, critical, big-name, earthshaking, crucial, considerable, prominent, serious, big-wig.
noble (adjective)
great, courtly, heroic, ladylike, majestic, august, kingly, patrician, imposing, royal, grand, sovereign, magisterial, baronial, aristocratic, regal, imperial, lordly, queen-like, dignified, stately, noble, princely, celebrated, knightly.
reputable (adjective)
famous, reputed, remarkable, pronounced, Famed, elevated, mythical, preeminent, notable, esteemed, legendary, notorious, popular, illustrious, reputable, exalted, acclaimed, renowned, well-known, prominent, noteworthy, celebrated, memorable, fabled.
respected (adjective)
honored.
successful (adjective)
high-flying, successful, huge, big, thriving, triumphant, leading.

n.

prestigious, respect, knowledge, redoubtable. distinguished (noun)
dignified, of import, eminent, imposing, great, magisterial, differentiated, important.

v.

discriminated (verb)
separated, Discerned.
distinguished (verb)
specified.
respected (verb)
honored.
specialized (verb)
differentiated, signified, individualized, defined, specialized, Discriminated, marked.

Other synonyms:

praiseworthy, respected, commendable, glorious, enviable, reputable, awe-inspiring, admirable, conspicuous, prestigious. distinct, noted. redoubtable. arresting
striking.
illustrious
brilliant.
prominent
outstanding.

Usage examples for distinguished

  1. It can also easily be distinguished from Mount Olga. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  2. I could see the men and the fire, and distinguished dark forms carrying others and throwing them into the flames. – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  3. And, further, Janet's bedroom was distinguished and made delicious for Hilda by its fire. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett