Adjective


1. different (vs. same), antithetic, antithetical, assorted, various, contrary, contrasting, contrastive, diametric, diametrical, opposite, polar, divergent, disparate, distinct, distinguishable, diverse, various, divers(prenominal), diverse, opposite, several(predicate), variant, dissimilar, incompatible, unlike#1, dissimilar#3, different, varied

usage: unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"

2. different, other (vs. same)

usage: distinctly separate from the first; "that's another (or different) issue altogether"

3. different, unusual (vs. usual)

usage: differing from all others; not ordinary; "advertising that strives continually to be different"; "this new music is certainly different but I don't really like it"

4. unlike (vs. like), dissimilar, different

usage: marked by dissimilarity; "for twins they are very unlike"; "people are profoundly different"

5. different, other (vs. same)

usage: distinct or separate; "each interviewed different members of the community"

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