Complete Definition of "different"

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English

rank|manner|following|fell|383|different|care|war|short

Pronunciation
IPA|/'dɪfÉrÉnt/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]@nt/
audio|en-us-different.ogg|Audio (US)
Hyphenation: dif·fer·ent

Etymology
ME. < L. differens, differe.

Adjective
en-adj

  1. not the same.

#:Mona is different from Eloise.

  1. unlike most others; unusual.

"Different" is often used unnecessarily with a number to try to emphasize it.

Usage notes
The construction different from is the prescriptive standard for comparing nouns with other nouns or clauses:
:The university is different from what it was in 1980.
The construction different than is primarily used in American and older British works to compare nouns with clauses:
:The university is different than it was in 1980.
Such expressions are often shortened with ellipsis:
The construction different to is often used in British, Australian and New Zealand English, but is a non-standard expression.

Synonyms
distinct

Antonyms
alike
identical
same
similar

Related terms
differ
difference
differentiate
indifferent
different drummer

Translations
trans-top|not the same
Catalan: diferent
Danish: forskellig, anderledes, ulig
Dutch: verschillend, anders, ongelijk
Finnish: erilainen, toisenlainen
French: t+|fr|différent
German: t+|de|verschieden
Greek: t|el|διαÏοÏεÏικÏÏ|m|sc=Grek (diaforetikós)
Hebrew: he-translation|ש×× ×|shoné m, he-translation|ש×× ×|shoná f
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|differente
Japanese: ç°ãªã (ãã¨ãªã, kotonaru), éã (ã¡ãã, chigau)
Kurdish: KUchar|جÛا, KUchar|جÛاÙاز
Polish: różny, inny
Russian: дÑÑгой (drugój), не Ñакой как (n'e takój kak), ÑазлиÑнÑй (razlíÄnyj)
Slovene: drugaÄen m, drugaÄna f, drugaÄno n
Spanish: diferente m/f
Spanish: khác
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trans-top|unlike most others
Catalan: diferent
Danish: anderledes
Dutch: t+|nl|anders
Finnish: erilainen, omalaatuinen, poikkeuksellinen
French: t+|fr|différent
Hebrew: he-translation|ש×× ×|shoné m, he-translation|ש×× ×|shoná f
trans-mid
German: t+|de|anders
Italian: t+|it|differente
Kurdish: KUchar|جÛاÙاز
Polish: odmienny, niezwykÅy, rozmaity
Russian: ÑазнÑй (ráznyj)
Slovene: drugaÄno n
Spanish: diferente m/f
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ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|ÙختÙÙ (mukhtalif)
ttbc|Bulgarian: дÑÑг, ÑазлиÑен
ttbc|Chinese ("not the same")
*Cantonese: ä¸ä¸æ¨£, ä¸ä¸æ · (bat1jat1joeng6|bat<sup>1</sup> jat<sup>1</sup> joeng<sup>6</sup>)
*Mandarin: ä¸ä¸æ¨£, ä¸ä¸æ · (bù yÄ«yàng)
*Min Nan: ç¡ä»æ¬¾, æ ä»æ¬¾ (bô-kâng-khóan)
ttbc|Esperanto: malsama, diferenca, diversa
ttbc|Estonian: erinev
mid
ttbc|Ido: diferanta
ttbc|Indonesian: beda, lain, beda|berbeda
ttbc|Interlingua: differente, distincte, diverse
ttbc|Italian: diverso
ttbc|Spanish: distinto m, distinta f
ttbc|Swedish: olik
ttbc|Telugu: విభినà±à°¨à° (vibhinnaM)
ttbc|Turkish: farklı, çeÅitli, deÄiÅik, baÅka

Category:200 English basic words

ar:different
de:different
el:different
es:different
fr:different
ko:different
hy:different
io:different
id:different
it:different
kk:different
ku:different
hu:different
ja:different
pl:different
ru:different
simple:different
fi:different
sv:different
ta:different
te:different
vi:different
zh:different

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