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English verb: differ

1. differ (stative) be different

SamplesThese two tests differ in only one respect.

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Narrower (hyponym)contrast, counterpoint, depart, deviate, diverge, vary, vary

Antonymsequal, be

2. differ (communication) be of different opinions

SamplesI beg to differ!.
She disagrees with her husband on many questions.

Synonymsdisagree, dissent, take issue

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Narrower (hyponym)clash, contradict, contravene, dissent, negate

Antonymsagree, concur, concord, hold

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