What does different mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. differentadjective

    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. differentadjective

    distinctly separate from the first

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

  3. differentadjective

    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, differentadjective

    marked by dissimilarity

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

  5. differentadjective

    distinct or separate

    "each interviewed different members of the community"

Wiktionary

  1. differentnoun

    The different ideal.

  2. differentadjective

    Not the same; exhibiting a difference

  3. differentadjective

    Various, assorted, diverse.

  4. differentadjective

    Distinct, separate; .

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

  5. differentadjective

    Unlike most others; unusual.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Differentadjective

    distinct; separate; not the same; other

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

  2. Differentadjective

    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

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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. San Antonio Parker:

    I was like the first European point guard to make it, so now it's a lot different because you have 50 to 60 European players, 100 international players, so the game has been growing a lot and it's great for basketball.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    As only a diamond cuts another diamond accurately; similarly, a lie breaks another lie precisely; however, the outcome stays in the same context with different use and form. It is the world where the human has been breathing for centuries in such various objects and subjects.

  3. Model Charlotte McKinney:

    I am flattered to be compared to Kate, she’s beautiful and I am a fan but we are different people and I am excited to get this chance for America to also see my personality and learn more about me and where I come from.

  4. Marco Danese:

    The idea is to promote a little bit our sport in different areas and to attract also people who are not familiar.

  5. Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi:

    Perhaps it's a good (inflation targeting) band, but we set this 3 to 6 percent under different economic conditions, is it still relevant now? Is it a policy for all seasons?

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