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different meaning

EN[ˈdɪf.əɹ.ənt] [ˈdɪf.ɹənt]
US
WDifferent
  • Not to be confused with diffident.
  • Different may refer to:
  • The quality of not being the same as another thing, being distinct. See difference (disambiguation)
FR différent

    Definition of different in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdifferentsSUF-ent
    1. (mathematics) The different ideal.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore differentSUPmost different
      1. Not the same; exhibiting a difference.
        1. At Elizabeth-Jane mentioning how greatly Lucetta had been jeopardized, he exhibited an agitation different in kind no less than in intensity from any she had seen in him before.
      2. Various, assorted, diverse.
        1. Distinct, separate; used for emphasis after numbers and other determiners of quantity.
          1. Similar studies of rats have employed four different intracranial resorbable, slow sustained release systems—surgical foam, a thermal gel depot, a microcapsule or biodegradable polymer beads.
        2. Unlike most others; unusual.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In the study, 80 of them were selected and divided into 4 groups according to their different warfarin dosage and their usage of amiodaron.
            • He argues against attempts to splice different genres or species of literature into a single composition.
            • These additional alterations emerged independent from the original mutation of the ancestral clone, and many different subclones build a massive intra- and intertumoral heterogeneity.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Different studies point to xanthochymol and formononetin as showing activity against tumoral cells.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
            Related Links:
            1. en differently
            2. en differentiation
            3. en differential
            4. en differentiate
            5. en differents
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of different for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "different" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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