What does different mean?

Definitions for differentˈdɪf ər ənt, ˈdɪf rənt

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

  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

  3. Origin: [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

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Jobs:

    THINK DIFFERENT

  2. Sidney Levinson:

    We have a different view.

  3. Leslie Miklosy:

    Be different differently.

  4. Johnny Galecki:

    It’s a different network.

  5. Ben Cardin:

    Members have different views.

Images & Illustrations of different

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