What does DIFFERENT mean?

Definitions for DIFFERENT
ˈdɪf ər ənt, ˈdɪf rəntDIFFERENT

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. different(adj)

    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"

  2. different(adj)

    distinctly separate from the first

    "that's another (or different) issue altogether"

  3. different(adj)

    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"

  4. unlike, dissimilar, different(adj)

    marked by dissimilarity

    "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different"

  5. different(adj)

    distinct or separate

    "each interviewed different members of the community"


  1. different(Noun)

    The different ideal.

  2. different(Adjective)

    Not the same; exhibiting a difference

  3. different(Adjective)

    Various, assorted, diverse.

  4. different(Adjective)

    Distinct, separate; .

    Several different scientists all reached this conclusion at about the same time.

  5. different(Adjective)

    Unlike most others; unusual.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Different(adj)

    distinct; separate; not the same; other

    Etymology: [L. differens, -entis, p. pr. of differre: cf. F. diffrent.]

  2. Different(adj)

    of various or contrary nature, form, or quality; partially or totally unlike; dissimilar; as, different kinds of food or drink; different states of health; different shapes; different degrees of excellence

    Etymology: [L. differens, -entis, p. pr. of differre: cf. F. diffrent.]


  1. Different

    Different is the debut studio album by Belgian singer Kate Ryan. It was released in 2002 by EMI Records. The album was produced by AJ Duncan and Phil Wilde. It peaked at number eight in Belgium and was certified Gold. It also had moderate success across Europe selling 250,000 copies.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DIFFERENT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #169

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DIFFERENT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #230

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DIFFERENT' in Adjectives Frequency: #8

How to pronounce DIFFERENT?

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How to say DIFFERENT in sign language?

  1. different


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DIFFERENT in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DIFFERENT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of DIFFERENT in a Sentence

  1. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty:

    The death of a citizen resulting from the use of deadly force by the police is different from all other cases and deserves a high level of public scrutiny.

  2. Adam Meyer:

    Community newspapers have enjoyed a different connection with readers and the public than metro papers. We have kids that play sports together, we see each other after work ; we're neighbors.

  3. Malina Malkani:

    So many people associate different foods and cultural traditions surrounding food with holidays, and also with feelings, and with love and with memories, and some of the ways food is so wonderful and is such a wonderful part of our tradition and culture, can also be difficult to navigate around the holidays.

  4. President Trump:

    One of the things I think that in this country we don't have enough of is dialogue, and substantive dialogue, where people who have different opinions can speak about them freely and candidly.

  5. Tiger Woods:

    Yeah, we have a couple different options rolling into this entire Cup, the guys have known the game plan, different possible options, and this is one of the scenarios.

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