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Different vs. Other — What's the Difference?

Different vs. Other — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Different and Other

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Different

Not the same as another or each other; unlike in nature, form, or quality
You can play this game in different ways
The car is different from anything else on the market
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Used to refer to a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about
Other people found her difficult
Stick the camera on a tripod or some other means of support
A language unrelated to any other
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Distinct; separate
On two different occasions
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Further; additional
Labour would have 49 MPs plus ten others
One other word of advice
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Unlike in form, quality, amount, or nature; dissimilar
Took different approaches to the problem.
Mar 26, 2022
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Other

Used euphemistically to refer to sexual intercourse
A bit of the other
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Distinct or separate
That's a different issue altogether.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

That which is distinct from, different from, or opposite to something or oneself
She needs to escape the tyranny of the Other
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Various or assorted
Interviewed different members of the community.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Used to refer to a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about
Other people found her difficult
A language unrelated to any other
Stick the camera on a tripod or some other means of support
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Differing from all others; unusual
A different point of view.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Further; additional
One other word of advice
Labour would have 49 MPs plus ten others
Mar 26, 2022

Different

In a different way or manner; otherwise
"Carol ... didn't know different until Elinor told her" (Ben Brantley).
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Used euphemistically to refer to sexual intercourse
A bit of the other
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Not the same; exhibiting a difference.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

That which is distinct from, different from, or opposite to something or oneself
She needs to escape the tyranny of the Other
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Various, assorted, diverse.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

View or treat (a person or group of people) as intrinsically different from and alien to oneself
A critique of the ways in which the elderly are othered by society
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Distinct, separate; used for emphasis after numbers and other determiners of quantity.
Several different scientists all reached this conclusion at about the same time.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Being the remaining one of two or more
The other ear.
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Unlike most others; unusual.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Being the remaining ones of several
His other books are still in storage.
Mar 26, 2022

Different

(mathematics) The different ideal.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Different from that or those implied or specified
Any other person would tell the truth.
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Differently.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Of a different character or quality
"a strange, other dimension ... where his powers seemed to fail" (Lance Morrow).
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Distinct; separate; not the same; other.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Of a different time or era either future or past
Other centuries.
Other generations.
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Of various or contrary nature, form, or quality; partially or totally unlike; dissimilar; as, different kinds of food or drink; different states of health; different shapes; different degrees of excellence.
Men are as different from each other, as the regions in which they are born are different.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Additional; extra
I have no other shoes.
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Unlike in nature or quality or form or degree;
Took different approaches to the problem
Came to a different conclusion
Different parts of the country
On different sides of the issue
This meeting was different from the earlier one
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Opposite or contrary; reverse
The other side.
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Distinctly separate from the first;
That's another (or different) issue altogether
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Alternate; second
Every other day.
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Differing from all others; not ordinary;
Advertising that strives continually to be different
This new music is certainly different but I don't really like it
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Of the recent past
Just the other day.
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Not like; marked by dissimilarity;
For twins they are very unlike
People are profoundly different
Mar 26, 2022

Other

The remaining one of two or more
One took a taxi, and the other walked home.
Mar 26, 2022

Different

Distinct or separate;
Each interviewed different members of the community
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Others The remaining ones of several
After her departure the others resumed the discussion.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

A different person or thing
One hurricane after the other.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

An additional person or thing
How many others will come later?.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Often Other A person or thing considered to represent or epitomize difference or an outgroup. Used with the.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

In another way; otherwise; differently
The car performed other than perfectly.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

See other (determiner) below.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Second.
I get paid every other week.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Alien.
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Other

Different.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

(obsolete) Left, as opposed to right.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

An other, another (person, etc), more often rendered as another.
I'm afraid little Robbie does not always play well with others.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

The other one; the second of two.
One boat is not better than the other.
Why not tell one or other of your parents?
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Not the one or ones previously referred to.
Other people would do it differently.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

(obsolete) Otherwise.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

(transitive) To regard, label, or treat as an "other", as not part of the same group; to view as different and alien.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

(transitive) To treat as different or separate; segregate; ostracise.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Either; - used with other or or for its correlative (as either . . . or are now used).
Other of chalk, other of glass.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Different from that which, or the one who, has been specified; not the same; not identical; additional; second of two.
Each of them made other for to win.
Whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Not this, but the contrary; opposite; as, the other side of a river.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Alternate; second; - used esp. in connection with every; as, every other day, that is, each alternate day, every second day.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Left, as opposed to right.
A distaff in her other hand she had.
Bind my hair up: as 't was yesterday?No, nor t' other day.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Otherwise.
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Not the same one or ones already mentioned or implied;
Today isn't any other day
The construction of highways and other public works
He asked for other employment
Any other person would tell the truth
His other books are still in storage
Then we looked at the other house
Hearing was good in his other ear
The other sex
She lived on the other side of the street from me
Went in the other direction
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Further or added;
Called for additional troops
Need extra help
An extra pair of shoes
I have no other shoes
There are other possibilities
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Recently past;
The other evening
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Of the distant past;
The early inhabitants of Europe
Former generations
In other times
Mar 26, 2022

Other

Very unusual; different in character or quality from the normal or expected;
A strange, other dimension...where his powers seemed to fail
Mar 26, 2022

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