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Definition of Differ


  1. To be or stand apart; to disagree; to be unlike; to be distinguished; -- with from.
  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.
  4. To cause to be different or unlike; to set at variance.

Differ Quotations

I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion about the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it.
Benjamin Franklin

We have but one flag, one country; let us stand together. We may differ in color, but not in sentiment. Many things have been said about me which are wrong, and which white and black persons here, who stood by me through the war, can contradict.
Nathan Bedford Forrest

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
Albert Einstein

All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.
Mahatma Gandhi

And I think both the left and the right should celebrate people who have different opinions, and disagree with them, and argue with them, and differ with them, but don't just try to shut them up.
Roger Ebert
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Differ Translations

differ in Afrikaans is verskil
differ in Dutch is uiteenlopen, verschillen, schelen
differ in Finnish is erota
differ in German is abweichen, abweichen
differ in Italian is declinare, distinquere
differ in Portuguese is difira
differ in Spanish is divergir, diferir
differ in Swedish is skiljer sig
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