What does differentiate mean?

Definitions for differentiate
ˌdɪf əˈrɛn ʃiˌeɪtdif·fer·en·ti·ate

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart(verb)

    mark as different

    "We distinguish several kinds of maple"

  2. distinguish, mark, differentiate(verb)

    be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense

    "His modesty distinguishes him from his peers"

  3. differentiate(verb)

    calculate a derivative; take the derivative

  4. differentiate(verb)

    become different during development

    "cells differentiate"

  5. speciate, differentiate, specialize, specialise(verb)

    evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment

  6. differentiate(verb)

    become distinct and acquire a different character

Wiktionary

  1. differentiate(Verb)

    To show, or be the distinction between two things.

  2. differentiate(Verb)

    To perceive the difference between things; to discriminate.

  3. differentiate(Verb)

    To modify, or be modified.

  4. differentiate(Verb)

    To calculate the derivative of a function.

  5. differentiate(Verb)

    To calculate the differential of a function of multiple variables.

  6. differentiate(Verb)

    To produce distinct organs or to achieve specific functions by a process of development called differentiation.

  7. Origin: From *, past participle of *, from differentia; see difference.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Differentiate(verb)

    to distinguish or mark by a specific difference; to effect a difference in, as regards classification; to develop differential characteristics in; to specialize; to desynonymize

  2. Differentiate(verb)

    to express the specific difference of; to describe the properties of (a thing) whereby it is differenced from another of the same class; to discriminate

  3. Differentiate(verb)

    to obtain the differential, or differential coefficient, of; as, to differentiate an algebraic expression, or an equation

  4. Differentiate(verb)

    to acquire a distinct and separate character

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'differentiate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3600

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'differentiate' in Verbs Frequency: #1018

How to pronounce differentiate?

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

How to say differentiate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of differentiate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of differentiate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of differentiate in a Sentence

  1. Hamid Karzai:

    I do not differentiate at all between Daesh and America.

  2. Peter Coleman:

    We see an opportunity in the marketplace at the moment for a company like Woodside to differentiate.

  3. Bob Hurst:

    Over time, companies have become more sophisticated so banks really need to differentiate themselves more.

  4. Richard Bleicher:

    It's sort of akin to trying to differentiate blue from teal from green – there is a bit of subjectivity.

  5. Rebecca West:

    People call me feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.

Images & Illustrations of differentiate

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Translations for differentiate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • видоизменям, разграничавам се, диференцирам, отличавам се, различавам сеBulgarian
  • derivovat, rozlišovatCzech
  • diskriminieren, unterscheiden, differenzierenGerman
  • diferencigiEsperanto
  • diferenciarSpanish
  • muuttua, erilaistua, erota, erottua, differentioida, derivoida, muuttaa, erilaistaa, erottaaFinnish
  • הבדילHebrew
  • discrimineren, differentiëren, onderscheiden, afleidenDutch
  • różniczkować, różnicować, odróżniać, różnić sięPolish
  • diferențiaRomanian
  • дифференци́ровать, дифференцироватьRussian
  • skiljs åt, särskilja, differentiera, partialderivera, deriveraSwedish
  • диференціюватиUkrainian

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