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. Todd Chrisley:

    Chloe is probably one of the greatest gifts we ever had, she came along at a time when I thought Julie and I were finished, and she has brought a whole different perspective to our life. She is doing wonderful and thriving and we are blessed to have her.

  2. Claudio Borio:

    And this has been happening as domestic financial cycles (in emerging markets) have been maturing or turning, it is as if two waves with different frequencies came together to form a bigger and more destructive one.

  3. Arisha Hatch:

    We saw that very different outcomes were realized by Black people killed by police violence, based on the prosecutors elected in their jurisdictions.

  4. Pete Buttigieg:

    National service can help us to form connections between very different kinds of Americans, as was my experience in the military, i served alongside and trusted my life to people who held totally different political views. You shouldn't have to go to war in order to have that kind of experience, which is why I am proposing a plan to create more opportunities for national service.

  5. Erin Michos:

    We are really seeing different cardiac involvement.

Images & Illustrations of different

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