difference [dif-er-uhns, dif-ruhns] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||aberration, alteration, anomaly, antithesis, asymmetry, change, characteristic, contrariety, contrariness, contrast, departure, deviation, digression, discongruity, discrepancy, disparity, dissemblance, distinction, divergence, diversity, exception, heterogeneity, idiosyncrasy, inequality, irregularity, nonconformity, opposition, particularity, peculiarity, separateness, separation, singularity, unconformity, unlikeness, unorthodoxness, variance, variation, variety|
|Notes:||deference is a courteous expression of regard or respect, while difference is the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
deferential means showing courteous expression of regard or respect; difference is the quality of being unlike or dissimilar; differential means relating to or showing a difference or the quality of the difference between similar things
|Antonyms:||accord, agreement, alikeness, concurrence, conformity, likeness, sameness, similarity, uniformity|
|Part of Speech:||noun|
anomalous, as different as Macedon and Monmouth, as different as chalk from cheese, as like a dock as a daisy, cast in a different mold, disparate, dissimilar, diversified, far from it, new, no such thing, nothing of the kind, novel, of a different kind, original, quite another thing, unique, unlike, unmatched, unprecedented, very like a whale
|Category:||1. ABSOLUTE RELATION; RELATIONS|
difference; variance, variation, variety; diversity, dissimilarity; disagreement; disparity (inequality); distinction, contradistinction; alteration., modification, permutation, moods and tenses., nice distinction, fine distinction, delicate distinction, subtle distinction; shade of difference, nuance; discrimination. [more]; differentia., different thing, something else, apple off another tree, another pair of shoes; horse of a different color; this that or the other.
differing; different, diverse, heterogeneous, multifarious, polyglot; distinguishable, dissimilar; varied, modified; diversified, various, divers, all manner of, all kinds of; variform; daedal., other, another, not the same; unequal; unmatched; widely apart, poles apart, distinctive, characteristic; discriminative; distinguishing.
il y a fagots et fagots.
|Antonyms:||identity, uniformity, similarity|
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