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  Definition of differentiate
  1. become distinct and acquire a different character
  2. evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment
  3. become different during development; "cells differentiate"
  4. calculate a derivative; take the derivative
  5. mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
  6. be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense; "His modesty distinguishes him form his peers"
Similar Words: speciate, specialize, specialise, distinguish, separate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart, mark

 

Hyponyms: know, discriminate, know apart, label, individualize, individualise, contrast, severalize, severalise, contradistinguish, decouple, dissociate, demarcate, separate, single out, stratify, characterize, characterise

 

Grouped Verbs: mark

 

Entailments: compare

 

Derivational Morphology: difference, deviation, divergence, departure, differentiation, distinction, specialization, specialisation, speciation, differentiator, discriminator, marker, marking, mark

 

 
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