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Princeton's WordNet

  1. differently, otherwise, other thanadverb

    in another and different manner

    "very soon you will know differently"; "she thought otherwise"; "there is no way out other than the fire escape";


  1. differentlyadverb

    In a different way.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Differentlyadverb

    In a different manner.

    Etymology: from different.

    He may consider how differently he is affected by the same thought, which presents itself in a great writer, from what he is when he finds it delivered by a person of an ordinary genius. Joseph Addison, Spectator, №. 409.


  1. Differently

    Differently is a song recorded by Australian pop singer, Cassie Davis. It is the second single taken off of Cassie's upcoming debut album of the same title. It features guest vocals from Travie McCoy, the lead singer of American alternative hip hop band, Gym Class Heroes. Signed copies of the single are available if pre-ordered at Sanity or JB Hi-Fi. The song went Gold on 18 September 2009 confirmed via her Twitter page


  1. differently

    In a way that is not the same as usual, expected, or how someone else would do something; in a different or distinct manner. It can refer to a variety of dissimilar objects, actions, thoughts, or behaviors, expressing diversity or contrast.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Differentlyadverb

    in a different manner; variously

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'differently' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3758

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'differently' in Adverbs Frequency: #342

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of differently in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of differently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of differently in a Sentence

  1. Kyle Woods:

    I just don't think it's good for our society or for people's psyche. I think the embrace and the handshake are important, but that's just me, and I respect those who feel differently. If someone wants to elbow bump, then I give them the cheerful elbow bump.

  2. Purvi Raniga:

    When we are full of Self love, we glow differently!

  3. William Goldman:

    Life is pain, highness Anyone who says differently is selling something.

  4. Duane Chapman:

    Each one copes differently, there is a few that( are) really barely making it, we don't know what to do. We haven't read, we weren't prepared.

  5. Chairman Jim McNerney:

    We are now forced to think about this differently.

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