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differ

dif·fer

differ

 
pronunciation:
dI fr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: differed, differing, differs
definition 1: to be not the same as; be unlike.
The twins look alike but differ in most other ways.
synonyms:
contrast, vary
antonyms:
agree, coincide
similar words:
depart, disagree
definition 2: to have a different opinion; disagree.
You and I differ on this point.
synonyms:
conflict, disagree
antonyms:
agree
similar words:
clash, collide, oppose, quarrel
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The word differ contains the following part:
dif- Latin prefix that means not, apart, reverse, negate
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The prefix dif- is an assimilated form of the prefix dis-, used before roots beginning with "f", such as "fid" and "fer." See dis-.