Antonyms for differ

Grammar : Verb
Spell : dif-er
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdɪf ər

Definition of differ

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French differer (14c.) and directly from Latin differre "to set apart, differ," from dis- "away from" (see dis-) + ferre "carry" (see infer).
  • Two senses that were present in Latin have gone separate ways in English since c.1500 with defer (transitive) and differ (intransitive). Related: Differed; differing.
  • verb be dissimilar, distinct
  • verb clash; hold opposing views
Example sentences :
  • There only remains to examine the opinions of those who differ from me.
  • Extract from : « A Theological-Political Treatise [Part II] » by Benedict of Spinoza
  • Up to this point all aviators agree, but as to the best form most of them differ.
  • Extract from : « Flying Machines » by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
  • Fortifications of the future will differ curiously from those of the present.
  • Extract from : « Camps, Quarters and Casual Places » by Archibald Forbes
  • From which virtuous and venomous opinion the undersigned begs to differ.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 15, July 9, 1870 » by Various
  • He did not differ from those around him in any respect, except that he did not carry a rifle.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • They differ in education, in habits, in forms of thought; but they are called by the same name.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • Taste and conscience only differ in their provinces, not in their procedure.
  • Extract from : « Albert Durer » by T. Sturge Moore
  • Let men agree to differ, and, when they do differ, bear and forbear.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • Ay; but he preshumes upo' 't—and ye dinna; there's the differ!
  • Extract from : « Salted With Fire » by George MacDonald
  • How did the manner of living of the Germans differ from that of the Gauls?
  • Extract from : « Introductory American History » by Henry Eldridge Bourne

Synonyms for differ

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