Definitions for disparateˈdɪs pər ɪt, dɪˈspær-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•pa•rateˈdɪs pər ɪt, dɪˈspær-(adj.)

  1. distinct in kind; dissimilar.

Origin of disparate:

1580–90; < L disparātus, ptp. of disparāre to divide, make different


Princeton's WordNet

  1. disparate(adj)

    fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind

    "such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing"; "disparate ideas"

  2. disparate(adj)

    including markedly dissimilar elements

    "a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers"


  1. disparate(Noun)

    Any of a group of unequal or dissimilar things.

  2. disparate(Adjective)

    Composed of inherently different or distinct elements; incongruous.

    The board of the company was decidedly disparate u2013 no two members from the same social or economic background.

  3. disparate(Adjective)

    Essentially different; of different species, unlike but not opposed in pairs; also, less properly, utterly unlike; incapable of being compared; having no common genus.

  4. Origin: From disparatus, past participle of disparare, from dis- + parare, from par

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disparate(adj)

    unequal; dissimilar; separate

  2. Disparate(adj)

    pertaining to two coordinate species or divisions

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