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different

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of different

  1. 1 being not of the same kind how are plantains different from bananas? Synonyms of different disparate, dissimilar, distant, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other, unalike, unlike Words Related to different divers, miscellaneous, mixed, several, sundry, variant, varied, various; differentiable, discriminable; alternate, alternative, individual, particular, peculiar, single; disproportionate, divergent, unequal Near Antonyms of different equal, selfsame; equivalent, tantamount; akin, analogous, comparable, homological, homologous, related; homogeneous, homogenous, uniform Antonyms of different alike, identical, indistinguishable, kin, kindred, like, parallel, same, similar

  2. 2 not the same or shared my brother and I sleep in different rooms when we travel Synonyms of different separate, individual, respectiveWords Related to different disparate, dissimilar, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, divergent, diverse, unalike, varied, variousNear Antonyms of different identical, selfsame, veryAntonyms of different same

Synonym Discussion of different

different, diverse, divergent, disparate, various mean unlike in kind or character. different may imply little more than separateness but it may also imply contrast or contrariness.
    • different foods
diverse implies both distinctness and marked contrast.
    • such diverse interests as dancing and football
divergent implies movement away from each other and unlikelihood of ultimate meeting or reconciliation.
    • went on to pursue divergent careers
disparate emphasizes incongruity or incompatibility.
    • disparate notions of freedom
various stresses the number of sorts or kinds.
    • tried various methods


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