Difference synonyms

dĭf'ər-əns, dĭf'rəns
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(Countable) A difference between two objects, people or concepts.
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A figure of speech in which sharply contrasting ideas are juxtaposed in a balanced or parallel phrase or grammatical structure, as in
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An instance or point of difference or unlikeness
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(Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
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An instance of unlikeness; a difference.
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(Countable) An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.
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(Uncountable) the state of being unequal; difference
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The condition or fact of being dissimilar or distinct; difference:
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Degree of change or difference; divergence; discrepancy
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That which is unlike in comparable things
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A person or thing different from or treated differently from others of the same class
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(Geol.) A break in the continuity of rock strata in contact, separating younger from older rocks and usually resulting from erosion of the surface of the older bed before the younger bed was laid down
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A defect in a lens or mirror that prevents light rays from being focused at a single point and results in a distorted or blurred image. &diamf3; Aberration that results in distortion of color is called chromatic aberration. &diamf3; Aberration that is caused by imperfections in the surface or shape of a spherical mirror or lens is called spherical aberration.
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One that is peculiar, irregular, abnormal, or difficult to classify:
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(Music) The difference, usually expressed in the number of steps, between two pitches.
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Discord is defined as lack of agreement or lack of harmony.
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A point, feature, or instance in which things are similar
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(Obs.) Likelihood; probability
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Appearance or form; guise.
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A foundation for mutual understanding:
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The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
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The definition of a dispute is a disagreement among people.
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Contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces.
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Situated on the opposite side or sides of the Earth.
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Differing from all others; unusual:
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An infinitesimal increment in a variable.
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The definition of discordant is a type of sound that clashes with the tone of the music being played.
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Lacking agreement; differing; at variance; inconsistent
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The definition of dissimilar is things that are different.
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Being at variance; disagreeing.
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(Mathematics) Failing to approach a limit; not convergent.
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Relating to or containing people from different ethnicities and social backgrounds:
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Relating to an antigen and antibody that do not correspond to one another.
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Differing from the standard type or form
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Not congruent
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(Mathematics) Of two numbers, with respect to a third, such that their difference can not be divided by it without a remainder.
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Not in harmony; discordant.
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Comprising, consisting of, or operating several units or parts of one kind
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The definition of miscellaneous is people or things that are varied or mixed and cannot easily be categorized or grouped.
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Having many colors; variegated; parti-colored:
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Refusal to agree or comply
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(Meteorology) A condition characterized by the uniform expansion in volume of a mass of air over a region, usually accompanied by fair dry weather.
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An instance of this:
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Something that is contrary.
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The state of being contrary
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(Logic) The relation existing between two propositions having an identical subject and predicate but differing in quantity, quality, or both.
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Social or economic disparity:
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Diversity is defined as the condition of having many different elements.
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The act of departing or something that has departed.
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The quality of being different
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The quality of being different
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Something different from another of the same type:
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The condition of being so sorted or distinguished:
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(Geology) The process of separation of cooling magma into various rock types.
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The property or degree of being distinct.
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The property of being separate.
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The quality or state of being heterogeneous.
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Dissimilarity; difference
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Lack of fitness or appropriateness
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An inconsistent act, remark, etc.
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Something that is peculiar, as a trait or habit
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The definition of an idiosyncrasy is an unusual behavior, mannerism or reaction of a person or group of people.
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An act or instance of digressing; a wandering from the main subject in talking or writing
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(Countable) An object or event that is not regular or ordinary.
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An abnormal thing; malformation
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Distinction by contrast; the displaying of something, A, to show what B is not.
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(--- Sports) A shot or pass that is sent without stopping in a different direction by a second offensive player.
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The act of estranging; the act of alienating; alienation.
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The rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
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Various; miscellaneous; divers
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Alternative form of inharmonious.
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(Archaic) Variable; changeable
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Streaked, spotted, or otherwise marked with a variety of color; very colorful.
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The state of being altered; a change made in the form or nature of a thing; changed condition.
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A discussion in which there is disagreement; dispute; debate
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(Chemistry) The splitting of a complex molecule, such as a polysaccharide, into simpler molecules.
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A state of disagreement or disharmony between persons or ideas; a clash:
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A difference in views, especially in public, between individuals taking opposite sides on a particular issue.
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An attribute that distinguishes one entity from another, especially an attribute that distinguishes one species from others of the same genus.
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Treatment or consideration based on class or category, such as race or gender, rather than individual merit; partiality or prejudice.
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Dissension is defined as a difference of opinion.
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A harsh, disagreeable combination of sounds; discord.
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An argument or a fight.
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A lack of correspondence between parts that reflect a difference in origin
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Mutually exclusive or antagonistic qualities or things.
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The process by which such a change occurs, either through an alteration in the nucleotide sequence coding for a gene or through a change in the physical arrangement of the genetic material.
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A verbal dispute or heated argument.
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(--- Informal) A pleasant companion:
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A noisy quarrel, often about a trivial matter.
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To be unlike; be not the same
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dissimilarity, distinctness
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Agreement with something else or with one another; conformity
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The fact or condition of being associated or affiliated with something else:
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Lack of discrimination or distinction; impartiality.
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(Dated, literary) State of being mixed, composed of diverse elements, unsystematic; heterogeneity.
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State, quality, or instance of being uniform
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The quality of being the same; identity
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The definition of concurrence is agreement or things that act or occur together.
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Agreement or harmony of things in general.
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State of being conforming, of complying with a set of rules, with a norm or standard.
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being alike.
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Voluntary agreement or permission
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Agreement, act of agreeing
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Archaic form of discrepancy.
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(Botany) the growth habit of some low-growing shrubs; with wide angles where they diverge, the branches may interlace
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(Uncountable) The state of being divergent
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An opening in a solid structure or surface; a cleft or breach:
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(Military) A skirmish, a hostile encounter.
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A focused comparison:
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The definition of contention is a struggle, dispute or something that someone argues about.
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Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
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(Music) Lack of harmony; dissonance.
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A state of disagreement and disharmony
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The state of being dissident; dissent
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A group of people, especially within a political organization, who express a shared belief or opinion different from people who are not part of the group.
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The definition of friction is conflict or unease created when two people of opposing views or ideals come together or the resistance that occurs when surfaces rub together.
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An instance of such discord.
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A separation or division into factions:
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Conflict, sometimes violent, usually brief or limited in scope.
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A condition of active antagonism or contention:
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Conflict or struggle of any kind
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Someone or something identical with another:
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A marked lack of correspondence or agreement
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Something different; variety:
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(Law) An estate of expectancy but not in possession, as when land is conveyed by the same deed to one person while alive and at death to another and that person's heirs
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The quality of being different
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Lacking a common measure between two objects or quantities; Incommensurability.
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