English definition of “difference”
WAY [C, U] › the way in which two people or things are not the same: What's the difference between an ape and a monkey?
QUALITY [U] › when two people or things are not the same
AMOUNT [C, U] › the amount by which one thing or person is different from another: There's a big difference in age between them.
DISAGREEMENT [C] › a disagreement or different opinion: They must try to resolve their differences peacefully.
make a/any difference › to have an effect on a situation: Painting the walls white has made a big difference to this room. Do what you like, it makes no difference to me.