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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. Valuable Player:

    If I'm honest, I probably didn't handle it great, just trying to juggle all those balls, all that different information, i probably got a little distracted about thinking about what it means long-term for our team... But that's the way this year's going to be. We're going to be in and out of COVID situations and minute pile-ups, and all the difficulties that we're going to face this year and it's going to be similar for everyone, so we've just got to try to adapt and be able to bounce back from little setbacks like this.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Rush Limbaugh days's so sad for our country, we're fighting with Iran, we're fighting will all of these different places - and in many cases doing great, making trade deals and doing so good - but I have to spend, and my team has to spend time on this stuff.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I have a feeling that's going to happen with us. In different ways, that's going to happen with us.

  4. Charlie Dent:

    My sense is that an antitrust exemption would be difficult to grant given the experience with Major League Baseball and Major League Baseball's led to an arms race of different sorts. So I've seen that experience, and I'm not thrilled with it, i just believe an antitrust exemption is going to be a very high bar.

  5. The Egypt international:

    I started working more on my mentality, also, practising shooting and finishing all the time; and not just shooting and finishing, also playing the game in different positions, being involved more inside than outside. A lot of things have improved because there is a lot of practice behind that.


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