|1.||[ adjective ] 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"
|Related terms:||same assorted distinct several contrary divers diverse opposite differing disparate variant diametric antithetic contrasting allo varied unlike incompatible dissimilar difference difference|
|2.||[ adjective ] distinctly separate from the first|
"that's another (or different) issue altogether"
|3.||[ adjective ] 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.||[ adjective ] not like; marked by dissimilarity|
"for twins they are very unlike" "people are profoundly different"
|5.||[ adjective ] distinct or separate|
"each interviewed different members of the community"