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Synonyms for differ

be dissimilar

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be different

Synonyms

  • be different
  • vary
  • diverge
  • be distinguishable
  • be dissimilar
  • not be alike

Synonyms for differ

to be unlike or dissimilar

to be of different opinion

Synonyms for differ

be of different opinions

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The fore-feet of the YAHOO differed from my hands in nothing else but the length of the nails, the coarseness and brownness of the palms, and the hairiness on the backs.
Men of the profoundest learning, of the sublimest genius, and of the purest integrity, after devoting their lives to the research, finally differed in their ideas upon many great points, both of doctrine and discipline.
They did meet him, and sent word to the duke, who, having already settled what was to be done, as soon as he heard of his arrival, ordered the torches and lamps in the court to be lit and Altisidora to be placed on the catafalque with all the pomp and ceremony that has been described, the whole affair being so well arranged and acted that it differed but little from reality.
They have only differed on some point of science," he thought; and being a man of no scientific passions (except in the matter of conveyancing), he even added: "It is nothing worse than that
This bottom differed entirely from the one I had visited on my first excursion under the waters of the Pacific Ocean.
I would see one of the clumsy bovine-creatures who worked the launch treading heavily through the undergrowth, and find myself asking, trying hard to recall, how he differed from some really human yokel trudging home from his mechanical labours; or I would meet the Fox-bear woman's vulpine, shifty face, strangely human in its speculative cunning, and even imagine I had met it before in some city byway.
In three other points their physiology differed strangely from ours.
No part of the programme differed, -- the names of the condemned persons, their crimes, and mode of punishment, all agreed with his previous information.
His opinions of civil and religious matters differed, in many respects, from those of the rulers and clergymen of Massachusetts.
I think it was his pedigree only that had the advantage of being Scotch, and not his "bringing up"; for except that he had a stronger burr in his accent, his speech differed little from that of the Loamshire people about him.