different

Save
different /ˈdɪfrənt/ adjective
different
/ˈdɪfrənt/
adjective
Learner's definition of DIFFERENT
[more different; most different] : not of the same kind : partly or totally unlike
often + from, than, or to
Usage In both U.S. English and British English, one person or thing is said to be different from another. Different is also often followed by than in U.S. English. Some people believe that different than is incorrect, but it is very common. In British English, different can be followed by to. Different to is not used in U.S. English.
always used before a noun : not the same
[more different; most different] : not ordinary or common : unusual

a horse of a different color

see 1horse

different drummer

see drummer

put a different complexion on

see complexion

— differently

adverb
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up different? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.