differ from (someone or something)

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differ from (someone or something)

To be unlike someone or something. Can you explain how this car differs from that one? This proposal barely differs from the original one at all!
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differ from something

[for something] to be different from something else. No, this one differs from the one you saw because it has a bigger handle. How does this one differ from that one?
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differ from

v.
To have qualities that are not the same as those of something else: My results differed from the results of everyone else who conducted the experiment. Sopranos differ from altos in having higher voices.
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References in classic literature ?
If this view is correct, a general idea differs from a vague one in a way analogous to that in which a memory-image differs from an imagination-image.
Man's free will differs from every other force in that man is directly conscious of it, but in the eyes of reason it in no way differs from any other force.
The net income and net income per share for the quarter ended June 30, 2005 differs from that disclosed in its press release dated August 5, 2005 due to an increase in the Company's provision for income taxes in the quarter.
Animas Corporation (NASDAQ:PUMP), a leading manufacturer of insulin pumps, announced today that it will be notifying patients using the IR 1200 pump and their healthcare providers that, as a result of a recently-identified software bug, the operation of the pump as described in the IR 1200 User Guide differs from its actual operation when a patient suspends insulin delivery.