Synonyms of 'differ'
His story differed from his mother's in several respects.
We knew she was wrong, but nobody liked to contradict her.
His comments contradict remarks he made earlier that day.
contrast with, , ,
The facts of the situation belie his testimony.
depart from, , ,
fly in the face of,
run counter to,
make a nonsense of,
be at variance with
to be dissimilar in quality, nature, or degreeWe differ in both approach and views.
to disagreeThe two leaders have differed on the issue of sanctions.
The two men disagreed about what to do next.
They were still arguing. I could hear them down the road.
Don't make policy decisions which clash with company thinking.
Whole towns disputed with neighboring villages over boundaries.
Just one of the 10 members dissented.
My brother quarrelled with my father.
The siblings squabble like they did when they were children.
fail to agree, , , ,
At first I demurred when he asked me to do it.
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in the sense of argue
to quarrelThey were still arguing. I could hear them down the road.
in the sense of belie
to show to be untrueThe facts of the situation belie his testimony.
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