Differ

Definition of Differ

Dif´fer
v. i.1.To be or stand apart; to disagree; to be unlike; to be distinguished; - with from.
[imp. & p. p. Differed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Differing.]
One star differeth from another star in glory.
- 1 Cor. xv. 41.
Minds differ, as rivers differ.
- Macaulay.
2.To be of unlike or opposite opinion; to disagree in sentiment; - often with from or with.
3.To have a difference, cause of variance, or quarrel; to dispute; to contend.
We 'll never differ with a crowded pit.
- Rowe.
Severely punished, not for differing from us in opinion, but for committing a nuisance.
- Macaulay.
Davidson, whom on a former occasion we quoted, to differ from him.
- M. Arnold.
Much as I differ from him concerning an essential part of the historic basis of religion.
- Gladstone.
I differ with the honorable gentleman on that point.
- Brougham.
If the honorable gentleman differs with me on that subject, I differ as heartily with him, and shall always rejoice to differ.
- Canning.
v. t.1.To cause to be different or unlike; to set at variance.
But something 'ts that differs thee and me.
- Cowley.

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