HyperDic: differ

English > 2 senses of the word differ:
VERBstativedifferbe different
communicationdiffer, disagree, dissent, take issuebe of different opinions
differ > pronunciation
Rhymesaquifer ... zephyr / Zephyr: 60 rhymes with fer...
English > differ: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe different.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"These two tests differ in only one respect"
Narrowercontrast, counterpointTo show / show differences when compared
deviate, vary, diverge, departBe at variance with
varyBe subject to change in accordance with a variable
Oppositeequal, beBe identical or equivalent to
Spanishdiferenciarse, diferir, discrepar, distinguirse
Catalandiferenciar-se, diferir, discrepar, distingir-se
Adjectivesdifferentunlike in nature or quality or form or degree
differentdistinctly separate from the first
differentdistinct / distinct or separate
differentdiffering from all others
Nounsdifferencethe quality of being unlike or dissimilar
English > differ: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningBe of different opinions.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"I beg to differ!"
Synonymsdisagree, dissent, take issue
Entailed byargue, contend, debate, fenceHave an argument about something
Narrowerclashdisagree violently
contradict, negate, contravenedeny the truth of
dissentwithhold assent
Oppositeagree, hold, concur, concordBe in accord / accord
Spanishdiferir, discrepar, disentir
Catalandiferir, discrepar, dissentir
Nounsdifferencea disagreement or argument about something important

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