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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 contrast, disagreement, discrepancy, disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distance, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, diverseness, diversity, otherness, unlikeness Related Words 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 identicalness, identity; accordance, agreement, conformity, congruity, correspondence, parallelism, similitude; equality, equivalence, equivalency; homogeneity, homogeneousness, uniformity Antonyms 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 contestation, controversy, debate, disagreement, difficulty, disputation, dispute, dissension (also dissention), dissensus, firestorm, nonconcurrenceRelated Words 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 acceptance, compliance; concord, peaceAntonyms 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 alteration, change, modification, redoing, refashioning, remaking, remodeling, revamping, review, revise, revision, reworking, variationRelated Words amendment, correction, rectification, reform; conversion, deformation, distortion, metamorphosis, mutation, transfiguration, transformation; fluctuation, oscillation, shift; displacement, replacement, substitution; adjustment, modulation, regulation, tweak; redesign, redoAntonyms 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 distinguish, differentiate, discern, discriminate, secern, separateRelated Words contradistinguish; comprehend, grasp, know, understand; divide, part, sever; demarcate, mark (off), set offNear Antonyms confound, lump (together), mingleAntonyms confuse, mistake, mix (up)



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