Pronunciation: (dif'ur), [key]
1. to be unlike, dissimilar, or distinct in nature or qualities (often fol. by from): The two writers differ greatly in their perceptions of the world. Each writer's style differs from that of another.
2. to disagree in opinion, belief, etc.; be at variance; disagree (often fol. by with or from): His business partner always differs with him.
3. Obs.to dispute; quarrel.
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