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
Synonyms: another

"that's another (or different) issue altogether"

Related terms: other
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"

Related terms: unusual
4. [ adjective ] not like; marked by dissimilarity
Synonyms: unlike dissimilar

"for twins they are very unlike" "people are profoundly different"

Related terms: like
5. [ adjective ] distinct or separate

"each interviewed different members of the community"

Related terms: other
Similar spelling:   differently