What is difference?

  • (noun): A variation that deviates from the standard or norm.
    Synonyms: deviation, divergence, departure
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "difference":

  • (noun): The quality of being unlike or dissimilar.
    Example: "There are many differences between jazz and rock"
  • (noun): A significant change.
    Example: "The difference in her is amazing"; "his support made a real difference"
  • (noun): The number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend.
    Synonyms: remainder

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