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Amide vs. Amine

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Main Difference

The main difference between Amide and Amine is that the Amide is a group of chemical substances and Amine is a organic compound that is a derivative of ammonia.

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  • Amide (noun)

    Any derivative of an oxoacid in which the hydroxyl group has been replaced with an amino or substituted amino group; especially such derivatives of a carboxylic acid, the carboxamides.

  • Amide (noun)

    Any ionic derivative of ammonia in which a hydrogen atom has been replaced with a metal cation (R-NH- or R2N-)

  • Amine (noun)

    A functional group formally derived from ammonia by replacing one, two or three hydrogen atoms with hydrocarbon or other radicals.

  • Amine (noun)

    Any organic compound containing an amine functional group.

Wiktionary
  • Amide (noun)

    an organic compound containing the group —C(O)NH₂, derived from ammonia by replacement of a hydrogen atom by an acyl group.

  • Amide (noun)

    a compound derived from ammonia by replacement of a hydrogen atom by a metal, containing the anion NH₂⁻

    "sodium amide"

  • Amine (noun)

    an organic compound derived from ammonia by replacement of one or more hydrogen atoms by organic groups.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Amide (noun)

    A compound formed by the union of amidogen with an acid element or radical. It may also be regarded as ammonia in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by an acid atom or radical.

  • Amine (noun)

    One of a class of basic substances derived from ammonia by replacement of one or more hydrogen atoms by an alkyl or aryl group. Compare amide, in which an acyl group is attached to the nitrogen. Hydroxylamine and hydrazine, which are not an organic compounds, are also basic and may also be considered amines.

Webster Dictionary
  • Amide (noun)

    any organic compound containing the group -CONH2

  • Amine (noun)

    a compound derived from ammonia by replacing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals

Princeton's WordNet

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