- difference threshold,
- different as night and day,
- different strokes for different folks,
- differentiable manifold
Origin of different
Examples from the Web for different
I was drawn to The Class for different reasons—chiefly, the pipe dream of achieving a tighter and tauter backside.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance is a different sound for you.
He captures all the different issues a president deals with and moves from one to the next.
When he was first incarcerated, he says some sort of paperwork snafu had him imprisoned under two different, but similar, names.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But how different would things have been 11 years later, when Scalise attended the Duke event?Steve Scalise and the Right’s Ridiculous Racial Blame Game|Michael Tomasky|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the mere fact of there being such a Babel of different tongues disproves this.Theodore Watts-Dunton|James Douglas
The case has been different with the movements induced by contact with Christian forms of belief.Introduction to the History of Religions|Crawford Howell Toy
Lay on different parts of the skin a small, square piece of paper with a small central hole in it.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
We remembered each other, and, each in our different lives, we were constant to our early love.
He knew that the second destruction of the boats, but in a different way, would fill them with awe.The Keepers of the Trail|Joseph A. Altsheler
late 14c., from Old French different (14c.), from Latin differentem (nominative differens) "differing, different," present participle of differre "to set apart" (see differ). Colloquial sense of "special" attested by 1912. Related: Differently.
In addition to the idioms beginning with different
- different as night and day
- different strokes for different folks
- horse of a different color
- kettle of fish, different
- march to a different drummer
- sing a different tune
- wear another (different) hat