verb (used without object)
Origin of differ
Examples from the Web for differed
The ASPCA, the NYPD, and the Department of Buildings all differed in comment on the matter.The Weird Underground World of Urban Animal Husbandry|Dale Eisinger|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jefferson and Adams were far from the only Americans who differed about Islam and the status of believing Muslims in America.Thomas Jefferson’s Quran: How Islam Shaped the Founders|R.B. Bernstein|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Though Fallon and Kimmel have similar roots, both born in Brooklyn, they differed in their aspirations.
The FDA website contained information that differed from both versions of the PDF guide.
Mitchell Stephens, a New York University journalism professor and author of A History of News, differed slightly.
Its leading features do not seem to have differed greatly from those of the Court of Assyria.
They differed, in no essential particular, from what conjecture had suggested to us.The Guerilla Chief|Mayne Reid
She responded pleasantly, for she was a big enough woman to understand a viewpoint which differed from her own.Ten American Girls From History|Kate Dickinson Sweetser
Thus the very points in which they differed seemed, in some measure, to ensure the continuance of their mutual affection.Bride of Lammermoor|Sir Walter Scott
Have you not doomed hundreds and thousands to the stake because they differed from you on some point of faith?Akbar|P. A. S. van Limburg-Brouwer
British Dictionary definitions for differed
Word Origin for differ
Word Origin and History for differed
Two senses that were present in Latin have gone separate ways in English since c.1500 with defer (transitive) and differ (intransitive). Related: Differed; differing.
Idioms and Phrases with differed
see beg to differ. Also see under difference; different.