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.
According to Reuters, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz said on Wednesday that the central bank's economic analysis differs from that of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
of Cambridge) investigates how the yoga that is practiced in Europe today differs from classical forms, and how it acquired its unique traits.
At its core, an intelligent switch differs from that of a standard switch by its ability to perform deep packet inspections and its ability to perform specific operations on the packets passing through it.
But this particular performance differs from the traditional Bayadere in one significant respect.
Serious students of the game will appreciate what King Yao has to share about how shorthanded Hold'em differs from a full game; how to avoid mistakes and adjust correctly; and how poker on the Internet differs from face-to-face "brick-and-mortar" poker.
The Federal Reserve Banks' transfer of the Columbus office's check-processing operations to both the Cincinnati Branch office and the Cleveland head office differs from earlier announcements indicating that the entirety of the Columbus office's operations would be transferred to the Cleveland head office.
An oscillating parallel-plate rheometer, the APA 2000 differs from a Mooney viscometer or a typical dynamic rotational rheometer in that it has two permanent (rather than disposable) parallel flat dies or plates oscillating against each other.
The independent significance of globalization also holds true for the contemporary aspects of migration's impact on childhood, to the extent that a migration-amid-globalization model can be defined that differs from older migration patterns.
Therapeutic cloning, which yields stem cells that can be used to treat patients, differs from reproductive cloning, which creates a new organism.
How to create value that a key account is willing to pay for differs from account to account, which is exactly why key accounts require management.
This statement allows a MACRS depreciation adjustment for the calculation of AMT for bonus depreciation assets, when the original basis for AMT differs from that used for regular tax.
(c) 1 differs from 2,4,5; 2 differs from 3; 3 differs from 4,5.
Similar difficulties arise when transferring dose-response relationships within a given country, if the pollution or population of application differs from that of the original study.