what's the difference?

Definition of what's the difference?

  1. 1 —used to ask how one thing is different from another “I like this one a lot more than that one.” “Why? What's the difference (between them)?”

  2. 2 or what difference does it/that make? —used to ask why something is important or to suggest that something is not important What's the difference whether I go or not? What difference does it make if I go with you?

Word by Word Definitions

whatplay
  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

    : often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

    :  who

  1. :  why

    :  in what respect :  how

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

    :  whatever

    :  any

differenceplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being dissimilar or different

    :  an instance of being unlike or distinct in nature, form, or quality

    :  a characteristic that distinguishes one from another or from the average

  1. :  differentiate, distinguish


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