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differentiate

[ dif-uh-ren-shee-eyt ]
/ 藢d瑟f 蓹藞r蓻n 蕛i藢e瑟t /
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OTHER WORDS FOR differentiate

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Origin of differentiate

First recorded in 1810鈥20; from Medieval Latin differenti膩tus distinguished (past participle of differenti膩re ), equivalent to Latin different(ia) difference + -膩tus -ate1

synonym study for differentiate

1. See distinguish.

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British Dictionary definitions for differentiate

differentiate
/ (藢d瑟f蓹藞r蓻n蕛瑟藢e瑟t) /

verb
(tr) to serve to distinguish between
(when intr, often foll by between) to perceive, show, or make a difference (in or between); discriminate
(intr) to become dissimilar or distinct
maths to perform a differentiation on (a quantity, expression, etc)
(intr) (of unspecialized cells, etc) to change during development to more specialized forms

Derived forms of differentiate

differentiator, noun
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