Synonyms for difference

Synonyms for (noun) difference

Synonyms: difference

Definition: the quality of being unlike or dissimilar

Usage: there are many differences between jazz and rock

Similar words: quality

Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare


Synonyms: conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute

Definition: a disagreement or argument about something important

Usage: he had a dispute with his wife; there were irreconcilable differences; the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats

Similar words: disagreement

Definition: the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing


Synonyms: departure, deviation, difference, divergence

Definition: a variation that deviates from the standard or norm

Usage: the deviation from the mean

Similar words: variation, fluctuation

Definition: an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change


Synonyms: difference, remainder

Definition: the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend

Similar words: number

Definition: a concept of quantity involving zero and units

Usage: every number has a unique position in the sequence


Synonyms: difference

Definition: a significant change

Usage: the difference in her is amazing; his support made a real difference

Similar words: change

Definition: a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event

Usage: he attributed the change to their marriage