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

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  1. differentadjective


    identical, similar, same, alike

  2. differentadjective

    The different ideal.


    similar, same, alike, identical

  3. differentadjective

    Various, assorted, diverse.


    same, identical, alike, similar

  4. differentadjective

    Distinct, separate; .

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


    similar, identical, same, alike

  5. differentadjective

    Unlike most others; unusual.


    alike, same, identical, similar

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. different

    dissimilar, distinct, heterogeneous, unlike

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

    unlike, dissimilar

    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"

    unlike, dissimilar

    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"

    unlike, dissimilar

    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"

    unalike, unlike, dissimilar

    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"

    unlike, dissimilar

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

Editors Contribution

  1. vari

    Submitted by anonymous on December 22, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. differentadjective

    distinct, separate, not the same

  2. differentadjective

    unlike, dissimilar, various, diverse, manifold

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. differentadjective

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

    similar, like, same

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  1. Bill Hartman:

    As the virus evolves and we get these different variant forms out there, it will prey on people who don't have a built-in antibody response like you can get with a vaccine, so these kids are the ones who will suffer the brunt of that, it's important to not only keep them safe, because even in this age group, it's a top 10 reason kids have died in the last two years. Kids aren't supposed to die.

  2. Ronn Pearson:

    We have a really inspiring brand story that begins with people getting up early in the morning and coming in to chop vegetables and busting their butts to create a better food experience, we’re not standing on a soapbox saying, ‘This is health food.’ But we do have a different kind of consciousness from Food, Inc. and the Super Size Me world. We’re not doing this because it’s a trend, but because these are beliefs we hold dear.

  3. Brad Whiteis:

    But then it kind of hit me how powerful it was, he just started learning how to pray at church. But he only has prayed a few times, for toys or to win a video game, so this prayer was different.

  4. George Lucas:

    I'm hoping they take it in a different direction, i have no idea what they're doing.

  5. Henry Owens:

    I knew the majority of their lineup was pretty aggressive and kind of took that book into today and rolled with it, every lineup's different, obviously. But I think the majority of those guys are trying to hunt and drive the ball out of the ballpark.

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