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Synonyms and Their Differences

Synonyms and Their Differences

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Synonyms for 'difference'
1. the quality of being unlike or dissimilar there are many differences between jazz and rock 2. a variation that deviates from the standard or norm3. a disagreement or argument about something importantthere were irreconcilable differences4. a significant changethe difference in her is amazinghis support made a real difference5. the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend givesthe minuendThe following are synonyms for 'difference'.Click on any of them to get both Bibliodata's full list of common definitions and a further set of synonyms.
 differentialVariations of 'difference'
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Variations of 'difference'
change'change' - used as a noun
An event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another the change was intended to increase salesthis storm is certainly a change for the worse2. A relational difference between states; especially between states before and after someeventhe attributed the change to their marriage3. The action of changing somethingthe change of government had no impact on the economyhis change on abortion cost him the election4. The result of alteration or modificationthere were marked changes in the lining of the lungsthere had been no change in the mountains5. The balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amountdueI paid with a twenty and pocketed the change6. A thing that is differenthe inspected several changes before selecting one7. A different or fresh set of clothesshe brought a change in her overnight bag8. Coins of small denomination regarded collectivelyhe had a pocketful of change9. Money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a differentcurrencyhe got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver 10. A difference that is usually pleasantit is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic'change' - used as a verb11. Undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original natureshe changed completely as she grew older the weather changed last night12. Cause to change; make different; cause a transformationThe discussion has changed my thinking about the issue13. make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one'sor itsFormer characteristics or essence her mood changes in accordance with the weather 14. Lay aside, abandon, or leave for another The car changed lanes15. Change clothes; put on different clothesChange before you go to the opera16. Exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or categoryHe changed his name17. Give to, and receive from, one another Would you change places with me?18. Change from one vehicle or transportation line to another She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast19. Become deeper in toneHis voice began to change when he was 12 years old20. Remove or replace the coverings of 
Father had to learn how to change the babyAfter each guest we changed the bed linensderived forms1. Change / Pluralchanges2. Change / Pastchanged3. Change / Third Personchanges4. Change / Present Participlechanging
disagreement'disagreement' - used as a noun
a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters2. a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions3. the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
'fluctuation' - used as a noun
1. a wave motionthe fluctuations of the sea2. an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change3. the quality of being unsteady and subject to changeshe kept a record of price fluctuations
number'number' - used as a noun
1. the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinitequantity of units or individualshe had a number of chores to dothe number of parameters is small2. a concept of quantity derived from zero and unitsevery number has a unique position in the sequence3. a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer  programit was one of the best numbers he ever did4. a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identificationshe refused to give them her Social Security number 5. the number is used in calling a particular telephonehe has an unlisted number 6. a symbol used to represent a number 7. one of a series published periodically

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