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Synonyms for different
ˈdɪf ər ənt, ˈdɪf rəntdif·fer·ent

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Wiktionary3.0 / 3 votes

  1. differentadjective

    Synonyms:
    distinct

    Antonyms:
    identical, similar, same, alike

  2. differentadjective

    The different ideal.

    Synonyms:
    distinct

    Antonyms:
    similar, same, alike, identical

  3. differentadjective

    Various, assorted, diverse.

    Synonyms:
    distinct

    Antonyms:
    same, identical, alike, similar

  4. differentadjective

    Distinct, separate; .

    Several different scientists all reached this conclusion at about the same time.

    Synonyms:
    distinct

    Antonyms:
    similar, identical, same, alike

  5. differentadjective

    Unlike most others; unusual.

    Synonyms:
    distinct

    Antonyms:
    alike, same, identical, similar

English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 2 votes

  1. different

    Synonyms:
    dissimilar, distinct, heterogeneous, unlike

    Antonyms:
    akin, alike, analogous, equal, equivalent, homogeneous, identical, kindred, like, resembling, same, similar, uniform

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. differentadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    unlike, dissimilar

    Antonyms:
    same, like, identical, corresponding, duplicate, comparable, indistinguishable, cookie-cutter, synoptic, synoptical, one(a), homophonic, usual, assonant

  2. differentadjective

    distinctly separate from the first

    "that's another (or different) issue altogether"

    Synonyms:
    unlike, dissimilar

    Antonyms:
    corresponding, comparable, homophonic, synoptic, usual, one(a), same, synoptical, like, indistinguishable, assonant, identical, duplicate, cookie-cutter

  3. differentadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    unlike, dissimilar

    Antonyms:
    same, assonant, corresponding, cookie-cutter, synoptic, synoptical, usual, identical, homophonic, comparable, like, indistinguishable, duplicate, one(a)

  4. unlike, dissimilar, differentadjective

    marked by dissimilarity

    "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different"

    Synonyms:
    unalike, unlike, dissimilar

    Antonyms:
    same, like, one(a), synoptic, usual, comparable, cookie-cutter, synoptical, corresponding, duplicate, identical, indistinguishable, assonant, homophonic

  5. differentadjective

    distinct or separate

    "each interviewed different members of the community"

    Synonyms:
    unlike, dissimilar

    Antonyms:
    corresponding, like, assonant, indistinguishable, synoptic, one(a), comparable, cookie-cutter, synoptical, usual, same, identical, homophonic, duplicate

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. vari

    Submitted by anonymous on December 22, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. differentadjective

    Synonyms:
    distinct, separate, not the same

  2. differentadjective

    Synonyms:
    unlike, dissimilar, various, diverse, manifold

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. differentadjective

    Synonyms:
    dissimilar, unlike, contrary, opposite, contrasted, variant, diversified, manifold, various, diverse, sundry, incompatible, heterogeneous, nondescript, miscellaneous unclassifiable, unique

    Antonyms:
    similar, like, same

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How to use different in a sentence?

  1. Panayiotis Stefos:

    Usually each instrument has a different sound. It is not something you can make on a computer, it will not be a carbon copy.

  2. Darrell Bevell:

    You can look around the league, and I ’ll take our guy every day in the rookie quarterbacks and how they’re doing, it’s a different game for them when they come into the NFL. Trevor’s progression has been great. He’s doing a great job. He works his tail off. His play is getting better and better.

  3. Glenn Youngkin:

    [The schools] have a maniacal focus on equal outcomes for all students at all costs. And at the heart of the American dream, is excelling, is advancing, is stretching and recognizing that we have students that have different capabilities, some students have the ability to perform at one level, others need more help, and we have to allow students to run as fast as they can to dream the biggest dreams they can possibly dream and then go get them.

  4. Hue Jackson:

    No, I was never offered money like Brian( Brian Flores) had mentioned, i think this is a totally different situation but has some similarities.

  5. Robbert Vorhoff:

    We love services. There’s revenue, often times there’s profitability. To change the healthcare system, there’s change management, you need customer support, you need to teach people how to operate in a different environment.


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