"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.
Etymology: From differen, from differo, from dis- + fero.
To have diverging opinions, disagree.
Etymology: 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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dif′ėr, v.i. to be unlike, distinct, or various (used by itself, or followed by with, from, to): to disagree (with from, with): to fall out, dispute (with):—pr.p. diff′ering; pa.p. diff′ered.—ns. Diff′erence, Diff′erency (Shak.), dissimilarity: the quality distinguishing one thing from another: a contention or quarrel: the point in dispute: the excess of one quantity or number over another: (her.) the modification of an achievement of arms to indicate the wearer's relation to the head of the house, as by marks of cadency.—v.t. to make a difference between things.—adj. Diff′erent, distinct: separate: unlike: not the same (with from, not to).—n. Differen′tia (logic), the characteristic quality or attribute of a species.—adj. Differen′tial, creating a difference: special: (math.) pertaining to a quantity or difference infinitely small (see Calculus).—adv. Differen′tially.—v.t. Differen′tiāte, to make different: to create a difference between: to classify as different.—v.i. to become different by specialisation: (math.) to obtain the differential or differential coefficient of.—n. Differentiā′tion, the act of distinguishing or describing a thing by giving its differentia: exact definition: a change by which organs or structures become specialised or modified: (math.) the act or process of differentiating.—adv. Diff′erently.—Differential gear, gear for communicating differential motion; Differential motion, an apparatus by which the difference of two velocities is communicated, as in the Differential screw, a combination of male and female screws; Differential thermometer, a thermometer for marking minute differences of temperature. [L. differre—dif (= dis), apart, ferre, to bear.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'differ' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4822
Rank popularity for the word 'differ' in Verbs Frequency: #531
The numerical value of differ in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of differ in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of differ in a Sentence
Both in Latin America and in Southeast Asia, and there is scope for future study, transmission, resistance and species variation all differ greatly across regions, but it is likely it is also occurring elsewhere.
A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break one by one. This they did with the greatest ease. Then said the father, Thus, my sons, as long as you remain united, you are a match for anything, but differ and separate, and you are undone.
To think is to differ.
Obviously, we would strongly prefer for states to defer to federal regulation, state legislation would be hugely problematic - it would be very difficult to train and supervise people if the rules differ from state to state on such a complex topic.
Faith is something that you cannot see but feel. Faith is that strength which helps you to survive even in the darkest of time. Having faith in yourself is having that belief for the things that you hope for and at the same time being faithful is the way you demonstrate your faith. Both of these factors differ from each other merely on the basis of your compassion. Having compassion within yourself will allow you to be faithful towards your work, towards your people and at the same time having faith, which builds compassion will lead you to become more generous and having both faith and compassion within yourself might not make your journey easy but it will definitely make it possible.
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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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