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Synonyms for different

Synonyms for (adjective) different

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

Similar words: unusual Definition: not usual or common or ordinary Usage: a scene of unusual beauty; a man of unusual ability; cruel and unusual punishment; an unusual meteorite

Synonyms: different Definition: unlike in nature or quality or form or degree Usage: 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

Similar words: antithetic, antithetical Definition: sharply contrasted in character or purpose Usage: practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs; hope is antithetic to despair

Similar words: assorted, various Definition: of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity Usage: assorted sizes; his disguises are many and various; various experiments have failed to disprove the theory; cited various reasons for his behavior

Similar words: contrary Definition: very opposed in nature or character or purpose Usage: acts contrary to our code of ethics; the facts point to a contrary conclusion

Similar words: contrasting, contrastive Definition: strikingly different; tending to contrast Usage: contrasting (or contrastive) colors

Similar words: diametric, diametrical, opposite, polar Definition: characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed Usage: in diametric contradiction to his claims; diametrical (or opposite) points of view; opposite meanings; extreme and indefensible polar positions

Similar words: divergent Definition: diverging from another or from a standard Usage: a divergent opinion

Similar words: disparate Definition: fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind Usage: such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing; disparate ideas

Similar words: distinct, distinguishable Definition: (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality Usage: plants of several distinct types; the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses; gold is distinct from iron; a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech; management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees

Similar words: diverse, various Definition: distinctly dissimilar or unlike Usage: celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan; animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth

Similar words: divers, diverse Definition: many and different Usage: tourist offices of divers nationalities; a person of diverse talents

Similar words: opposite Definition: altogether different in nature or quality or significance Usage: the medicine's effect was opposite to that intended; it is said that opposite characters make a union happiest- Charles Reade

Similar words: several Definition: distinct and individual Usage: three several times

Similar words: variant Definition: differing from a norm or standard Usage: a variant spelling

Synonyms: different Definition: distinctly separate from the first Usage: that's another (or different) issue altogether

Similar words: other Definition: not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied Usage: today isn't any other day- the White Queen; the construction of highways and other public works; he asked for other employment; any other person would tell the truth; his other books are still in storage; then we looked at the other house; hearing was good in his other ear; the other sex; she lived on the other side of the street from me; went in the other direction

Synonyms: different Definition: distinct or separate Usage: each interviewed different members of the community

Similar words: other Definition: not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied Usage: today isn't any other day- the White Queen; the construction of highways and other public works; he asked for other employment; any other person would tell the truth; his other books are still in storage; then we looked at the other house; hearing was good in his other ear; the other sex; she lived on the other side of the street from me; went in the other direction