Different

Dif"fer*ent

(?), a. [L. differens, -entis, p. pr. of differre: cf. F. diffrent.] 1. Distinct; separate; not the same; other. "Five different churches." Addison.
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2. Of various or contrary nature, form, or quality; partially or totally unlike; dissimilar; as, different kinds of food or drink; different states of health; different shapes; different degrees of excellence.
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Men are as different from each other, as the regions in which they are born are different.
Dryden.
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Different is properly followed by from. Different to, for different from, is a common English colloquialism. Different than is quite inadmissible.
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