Definition of 'differ'
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We have agreed some increases in various areas to differing degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Our research has shown that policies differ widely from company to company. The Sun (2016)Other venues available but price may differ. The Sun (2016)The two indices often differ on a monthly basis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Should the company fail, the tax treatment of the loss for your brother will also differ. Times, Sunday Times (2017)How can two so-called experts differ so hugely? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two brothers differ by about half this amount. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)We also noted that each culture will meet these needs in differing ways. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)The revolutionary takeover of lands and industry occurred to differing degrees according to the area in question. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and RevengeHe may beg to differ if given a twoyear ban. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Universities are not homogeneous but consist of a number of departments of differing quality. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The question is how patterns of daily interaction differ for people in happy and distressed marriages. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)These two differ in the way they balance "static" and "moving" parts. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Why do they differ from one another in important ways? Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)They also make differing nutritional demands on the body. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)These predicted futures differ widely in scale. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Another issue that differs on set to real life is potential decor and dress clashes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They differ about whether to cheer or to deplore the loss. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The account differs in some ways from media reports published at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Social arrangements differed more in degree than in kind from those in other colonies. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)The quality of regulation differs from country to country. Times, Sunday Times (2006) People and cultures differ along a continuum that is anchored at each extreme by one position. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was only one point on which the two friends differed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The young men who carried out the attacks differed from one another in numerous ways. Christianity Today (2000)They also differed sharply in family memories. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Seldom has a work roused such widely differing opinion. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are differing beliefs about how the subconscious works. Self-Hypnosis (1994)It could easily apply to both clubs but in starkly differing ways. The Sun (2016)The bookmakers may care to differ. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Who are the key founders of sociology, and how did their underlying perspectives differ on the nature of social relations? Sociology (1995)
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British English: differ VERB
If two or more things differ, they are unlike each other in some way.
The story he told police differed from the one he told his mother.
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