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difference

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of difference

  1. 1 the quality or state of being different there's a great difference between claiming to care about the environment and living like you really do Synonyms of difference contrast, disagreement, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distance, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, diverseness, diversity, otherness, unlikeness Words Related to difference deviance, divergence; differentiability, discriminability, distinguishability; change, modification, variation; conflict, discord, discordance, dissension (also dissention), dissent, dissidence, disunity, friction, strife; variability, variance; anomalousness, dichotomy, incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness, nonconformity; disproportion, imbalance, inequality, nonequivalence Near Antonyms of difference identicalness, identity; accordance, agreement, conformity, congruity, correspondence, parallelism, similitude; equality, equivalence, equivalency; homogeneity, homogeneousness, uniformity Antonyms of difference alikeness, analogousness, analogy, community, likeness, resemblance, sameness, similarity

  2. 2 variance of opinion on a matter we must try to settle our differences without fighting Synonyms of difference contestation, controversy, debate, disagreement, difficulty, disputation, dispute, dissension (also dissention), dissensus, firestorm, nonconcurrenceWords Related to difference clash, collision, conflict, confliction, disaccord, discord, dissonance; apartness, divarication, division; combat, contention, strife, struggle; altercation, argument, bicker, falling-out, fight, kickup, misunderstanding, quarrel, set-toNear Antonyms of difference acceptance, compliance; concord, peaceAntonyms of difference accord, agreement, consensus, harmony, unanimity

  3. 3 the act, process, or result of making different it won't make any difference which one you choose Synonyms of difference alteration, change, modification, redoing, refashioning, remaking, remodeling, revamping, review, revise, revision, reworking, variationWords Related to difference amendment, correction, rectification, reform; conversion, deformation, distortion, metamorphosis, mutation, transfiguration, transformation; fluctuation, oscillation, shift; displacement, replacement, substitution; adjustment, modulation, regulation, tweak; redesign, redoAntonyms of difference fixation, stabilization


difference

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of difference

  1. to understand or point out the difference in people who cannot difference God's will from their own selfish desires and prejudices Synonyms of difference distinguish, differentiate, discern, discriminate, secern, separateWords Related to difference contradistinguish; comprehend, grasp, know, understand; divide, part, sever; demarcate, mark (off), set offNear Antonyms of difference confound, lump (together), mingleAntonyms of difference confuse, mistake, mix (up)



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