Definitions for differˈdɪf ər
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word differ
"These two tests differ in only one respect"
disagree, differ, dissent, take issue(verb)
be of different opinions
"I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
Not to have the same traits, characteristics.
To have diverging opinions, disagree.
Origin: From differen, from differo, from dis- + fero.
to be or stand apart; to disagree; to be unlike; to be distinguished; -- with from
to be of unlike or opposite opinion; to disagree in sentiment; -- often with from or with
to have a difference, cause of variance, or quarrel; to dispute; to contend
to cause to be different or unlike; to set at variance
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'differ' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4822
Rank popularity for the word 'differ' in Verbs Frequency: #531
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
To think is to differ.
I’ve had bananas that differ by 100 percent.
Great minds think alike, and fools seldom differ.
We have much more in common on this topic of immigration that we differ.
How do they who think they are unhappy differ from they who actually are?
Translations for differ
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- unterscheiden, abweichenGerman
- malsimili, diferenciEsperanto
- ferskilleWestern Frisian
- beda, lainIndonesian
- 異なる, 違うJapanese
- verschillen, afwijkenDutch
- [[mieć]] [[inne]] [[zdanie]], różnić się, [[nie]] [[zgadzać się]]Polish
- divergir, diferirPortuguese
- отличаться, отличиться, расходиться во мнениях, различаться, различитьсяRussian
- vara av en annan mening, vara olika, tycka annorlunda, skilja sig åt, ha en avvikande uppfattningSwedish
- khác, giốngVietnamese
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