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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

Savages we call them because their manners differ from ours.
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

Opinions differ most when there is least scientific warrant for having any.
Daisy Bates

To me, the drive for monumentality is as inbred as the desire for food and sex, regardless of how we denigrate it. Monuments differ in different periods. Each age has its own.
Philip Johnson
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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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