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  Definition of Different
  1. differing from all others; not ordinary; "advertising that strives continually to be different"; "this new music is certainly different but I don''t really like it"
  2. not like; marked by dissimilarity; "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different"
  3. unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"
  4. distinctly separate from the first; "that''s another (or different) issue altogether"
  5. distinct or separate; "each interviewed different members of the community"
Similar Words: unlike, dissimilar, another(a)

 

See Also: dissimilar, incompatible, unlike, varied

 

Attributes: difference

 

Anagrams: drift net

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: diferent   Danish: anderledes and forskellig  
Dutch: anders and verschillend   Finnish: erilainen  
French: différent   German: anders and verschieden  
Greek: διαφορετικός   Italian: differente  
Japanese: 異なる   Polish: odmienny and różny  
Russian: другой and разный   Slovene: drugačen and drugačno  
Spanish: diferente and khác  
 
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