Translation of "difference" - English-French dictionary


noun /ˈdifrəns/

what makes one thing unlike another

I can’t see any difference between these two pictures
It doesn’t make any difference to me whether you go or stay
There’s not much difference between them.

an act of differing, especially a disagreement

We had a difference of opinion
Have they settled their differences? (= Have they stopped arguing?).

the amount by which one quantity or number is greater than another

If you buy it for me I’ll give you $6 now and make up the difference later.
different adjective

(often with from) not the same

différent (de)
These gloves are not a pair – they’re different
My ideas are different from his.
differentiate /-ˈrenʃieit/ verb

to see or be able to tell a difference (between)

It’s difficult to differentiate between the two birds because they look very similar.

(with between) to treat differently

faire la différence (entre)
She does not differentiate between her two children although one is adopted.
differentiation noun

different is followed by from (not than).

(Translation of “difference” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)