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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
different (adjective)
1.
partly or totally in nature, form, or quality - unlike dissimilar could hardly be more different often followed by from, than, or chiefly British to small, neat hand, very different from the captain's tottery characters R. L. Stevenson vastly different in size than it was twenty-five years ago N. M. Pusey a very different situation to the … one under which we live Sir Winston Churchill
2.
not the same as
a) - distinct different age groups
b) - various different members of the class
c) - another switched to a different TV program
3.
- unusual special she was different and superior
different (adverb)
- differently
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
different (adjective)
1.
being not of the same kind
SYNONIMS:
disparate, dissimilar, distant, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other, unalike, unlike
RELATED WORDS:
divers, miscellaneous, mixed, several, sundry, variant, varied, various; differentiable, discriminable; alternate, alternative, individual, particular, peculiar, single; disproportionate, divergent, unequal
NEAR ANTONYMS:
equal, selfsame; equivalent, tantamount; akin, analogous, comparable, homological, homologous, related; homogeneous, homogenous, uniform
alike, identical, indistinguishable, kin, kindred, like, parallel, same, similar
different (adjective)
2.
not the same or shared
SYNONIMS:
different, individual, respective
RELATED WORDS:
disparate, dissimilar, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, divergent, diverse, unalike, varied, various
NEAR ANTONYMS:
identical, selfsame, very
same
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