Difference

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Difference->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ difference
difference
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ variance
variance
variation
variety
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ diversity
diversity
dissimilarity
&c. 18
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ disagreement
disagreement
&c. 24
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ disparity
disparity
&c.(inequality) 28
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ distinction
distinction
contradistinction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ alteration
alteration
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ modification
modification
permutation
moods and tenses
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ nice distinction
nice distinction
fine distinction
delicate distinction
subtle distinction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ shade of difference
shade of difference
nuance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ discrimination
discrimination
&c. 465
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ differentia
differentia
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ different thing
different thing
something else
apple off another tree
another pair of shoes
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ horse of a different color
horse of a different color
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ this that or the other
this that or the other
PARAG:Difference->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be different
be different
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ differ
differ
vary
ablude|
mismatch
contrast
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ divaricate
divaricate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ differ toto coelo
differ toto coelo
differ longo intervallo
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ vary
vary
modify
&c.(change) 140
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ discriminate
discriminate
&c. 465
PARAG:Difference->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ differing
differing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ different
different
diverse
heterogeneous
multifarious
polyglot
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ distinguishable
distinguishable
dissimilar
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ varied
varied
modified
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ diversified
diversified
various
divers
all manner of
all kinds of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ variform
variform
&c. 81
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ daedal
daedal
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ other
other
another
not the same
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unequal
unequal
&c. 28
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unmatched
unmatched
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ widely apart
widely apart
poles apart
distinctive
characteristic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ discriminative
discriminative
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ distinguishing
distinguishing
PARAG:Difference->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ differently
differently
&c.->Adj.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Difference — Dif fer*ence, n. [F. diff[ e]rence, L. differentia.] 1. The act of differing; the state or measure of being different or unlike; distinction; dissimilarity; unlikeness; variation; as, a difference of quality in paper; a difference in degrees of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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