Differ - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdɪfər|  American pronunciation of the word differ
Brit.  |ˈdɪfə|  British pronunciation of the word differ
- be different
These two tests differ in only one respect
- be of different opinions (syn: disagree, dissent)
I beg to differ!

Examples

The two schools differ in their approach to discipline.

...my brother and I differ markedly in the way we handle money...

She differs from her sister in the colour of her eyes.

The two brothers differ in their judgment of this piece of music.

I must differ from / with your opinion on the matter.

The number of cookies in a box may differ.

Tastes differ.

These two tests differ in only one respect

I beg to differ!

I beg leave to differ with you, sir.

Men differ greatly in their appreciation of varieties of vowel sound.

Chefs differ in their idea of what makes a good dessert.

States differ in standards for products and the labelling thereof.

I must beg to differ on this point.

Two cases might differ functionally without differing morphologically.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: differ
he/she/it: differs
present participle: differing
past tense: differed
past participle: differed
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