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differing


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Differ  \Dif"fer\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Differed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Differing}.]  [L.  differre  dif-  =  dis-  +  ferre  to  bear, 
  carry:  cf  F.  diff['e]rer.  See  1st  {Bear},  and  cf  {Defer}, 
  {Delay}.] 
  1.  To  be  or  stand  apart;  to  disagree;  to  be  unlike;  to  be 
  distinguished;  --  with  from 
 
  One  star  differeth  from  another  star  in  glory.  --1 
  Cor.  xv  41. 
 
  Minds  differ,  as  rivers  differ.  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  To  be  of  unlike  or  opposite  opinion;  to  disagree  in 
  sentiment;  --  often  with  from  or  with 
 
  3.  To  have  a  difference,  cause  of  variance,  or  quarrel;  to 
  dispute;  to  contend. 
 
  We  'll  never  differ  with  a  crowded  pit.  --Rowe. 
 
  Syn:  To  vary;  disagree;  dissent;  dispute;  contend;  oppose; 
  wrangle. 
 
  Usage:  --  To  {Differ  with},  {Differ  from}.  Both  differ  from 
  and  aiffer  with  are  used  in  reference  to  opinions;  as 
  ``I  differ  from  you  or  with  you  in  that  opinion.'''' 
  In  all  other  cases,  expressing  simple  unlikeness, 
  differ  from  is  used  as  these  two  persons  or  things 
  differ  entirely  from  each  other 
 
  Severely  punished,  not  for  differing  from  us  in 
  opinion,  but  for  committing  a  nuisance. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  Davidson,  whom  on  a  former  occasion  we  quoted, 
  to  differ  from  him  --M.  Arnold. 
 
  Much  as  I  differ  from  him  concerning  an 
  essential  part  of  the  historic  basis  of 
  religion.  --Gladstone. 
 
  I  differ  with  the  honorable  gentleman  on  that 
  point.  --Brougham. 
 
  If  the  honorable  gentleman  differs  with  me  on 
  that  subject,  I  differ  as  heartily  with  him  and 
  shall  always  rejoice  to  differ.  --Canning. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  differing 
  adj  :  diverging  from  another  or  from  a  standard;  "a  divergent 
  opinion"  [syn:  {differing(a)},  {divergent}] 




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