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  Definition of difference
  1. the quality of being unlike or dissimilar; "there are many differences between jazz and rock"
  2. a disagreement or argument about something important; "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"
  3. a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the deviation from the mean"
  4. the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend
  5. a significant change; "the difference in her is amazing"; "his support made a real difference"
Similar Words: dispute, difference of opinion, conflict, deviation, divergence, departure, remainder

 

Hyponyms: otherness, distinctness, separateness, differential, differentia, distinction, discrepancy, disagreement, divergence, variance, dissimilarity, unsimilarity, variety, change, inequality, collision, controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing, quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup, variant, driftage, inflection, flection, flexion, balance

 

Attributes: different

 

Derivational Morphology: distinguish, mark, differentiate, separate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart, differ, disagree, dissent, take issue, quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate, challenge, gainsay, deviate, vary, diverge, depart

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: verschil   Esperanto: diferenco and malsameco  
Finnish: erilaisuus and ero and erotus   French: différence  
German: Andersartigkeit and Differenz and Unterschied   Hebrew: הבדל and הפרש and שוני  
Indonesian: beda and selisih   Italian: differenza  
Japanese:   Russian: отличительная черта and различие and разница  
Slovene: razlika and različnost   Spanish: diferencia  
Swedish: avvikelse and differens   Telugu: తేడా and భేదము  
 
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