Part of speech: verb

To be unlike; be different; commonly followed by from.

Part of speech: verb

To disagree; dissent; followed by from or with.

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Usage examples "differ":

  1. Delilah, who was bound to differ with Simon Peter, promptly took issue. - "Throckmorton", Molly Elliot Seawell.
  2. He forgets that while it is easy to be amiable when everyone agrees with him, the test of character is in keeping the temper sweet and reasonable when people differ from him and criticise him. - "The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms", John A. Cone.
  3. In the classification of words, almost all writers differ from one an other. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.