What does different mean?

Definitions for different
ˈdɪf ər ənt, ˈdɪf rəntdif·fer·ent

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word different.

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"

Wiktionary

  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.]

Freebase

  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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say different in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Robert Walker:

    These reviews are legendary for how particular Apple is, supposedly, a security review is part of that. But they missed this repeatedly over dozens of different applications. A huge mistake on their part.

  2. Ashton Eaton:

    In the 1,500, I was having doubts, I didn't know if I could do it, it's like two years since I did a decathlon like this, and it's different from when I did the record in Eugene. This was 12-hour days.

  3. Richie Merzian:

    You can't blame the dry conditions and say it has no relevance to climate change, it's a combination of many different climatic changes that can be linked back to the overall trend.

  4. Oprah Winfrey:

    The idea is that hope and possibility is real, look at what they were able to do with so little, and look at we now how with so much. If they could do that, imagine what now can be accomplished with the opportunity through social media and connection, the opportunity through understanding that absolutely we are more alike than we are different.

  5. Ann Woo:

    What we thought was really so amazing was their ingenuity, their ability to prototype and create different designs.

Images & Illustrations of different

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