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Synonyms for different
ˈdɪf ər ənt, ˈdɪf rənt

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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"

    Synonyms:
    unlike, dissimilar

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

  2. different(adj)

    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. 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"

    Synonyms:
    unlike, dissimilar

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

  4. unlike, dissimilar, different(adj)

    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. different(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. different(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    distinct

    Antonyms:
    identical, similar, same, alike

  2. different(adjective)

    Not the same; exhibiting a difference

    Synonyms:
    distinct

    Antonyms:
    similar, same, alike, identical

  3. different(adjective)

    Various, assorted, diverse.

    Synonyms:
    distinct

    Antonyms:
    similar, alike, identical, same

  4. different(adjective)

    Distinct, separate; .

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

    Synonyms:
    distinct

    Antonyms:
    similar, identical, same, alike

  5. different(adjective)

    Unlike most others; unusual.

    Synonyms:
    distinct

    Antonyms:
    alike, same, identical, similar

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. different

    Synonyms:
    dissimilar, distinct, heterogeneous, unlike

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

Editors Contribution

  1. vari

    Submitted by anonymous on December 22, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. different(a.)

    Synonyms:
    distinct, separate, not the same

  2. different(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unlike, dissimilar, various, diverse, manifold

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. different(a)

    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. Rose Davis:

    It is a relief, because we’ve been so close to this 1,075 level, over the last four years there’ve been several conservation agreements between different parties and has actually added 12 feet to Lake Mead and kept that water level up.

  2. Bruce McIvor:

    That's a very different world than what you have currently ... where indigenous people rightly have the impression that in most situations, all that consultation is an opportunity for (the government) to blow off steam.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    In the public, the tide has completely changed; it could change now - who knows - but right now after seeing the complaint and the IG (Inspector General) report and the cavalier attitude the administration had towards it, the American people are coming to a different decision.

  4. Brad Wenstrup:

    I think everyone looks over their shoulder a little bit more, certainly the concerns were there, it's part of the reason why we wanted to change fields, just for different atmosphere.

  5. Katie Ledecky:

    I slept well last night, the 200m is a different animal... it's more of a sprint for me.


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