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To be different from something - thesaurus

Synonyms

vary

verb

if two or more things vary, they are different from each other

distinguish

verb

to be a feature that makes someone or something clearly different from other similar people or things

contrast

verb

if one thing contrasts with another, the two things are different from each other, often in a noticeable or interesting way

stand out

to be easy to see or notice because of being different

differentiate

verb

to be the quality or fact that makes one thing different from another

disagree

verb

to contain different information, or to produce different results

collide

verb

if ideas or beliefs collide, they are very different and do not work together

differ

verb

to be different from something else

stick out a mile

to be easy to notice or remember because of being unusual or different

be nothing like

to not be similar to someone or something in any way

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More synonyms

be a far cry from

to be very different from someone or something

be another/a different story

to be completely different

be in a different class (from)

if a person or thing is in a different class from someone or something else, one is much better than the other

be in/out of tune with

informal to be/not be similar to something and /combine well/not combine well with it

be (like) oil and water

if two people or things are like oil and water, they are very different and are not good together

collide

verb

to meet or come together with something that is very different

counterpoise

verb

to balance one thing against another whose effect is equal and opposite, thus preventing it from having too much influence

go against the grain

to be completely different from what you feel is right, natural, or normal for you

not be in the same class (as)

if two people or things are not in the same class, one is much better than the other

separate

verb

to be the quality or detail that makes someone or something different from others

stand/be in contrast to

to be very different from something else

stand out in a crowd

to be very different and easy to notice

stick/stand out like a sore thumb

to be very noticeable because of being different

swim against/with the tide

to do or believe the opposite to other people/the same as other people

vary

verb

to be different in different situations

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