Definition of differentiate:
- To acquire a distinct and separate character.
- To distinguish or mark by a specific difference; to effect a difference in, as regards classification; to develop differential characteristics in; to specialize; to desynonymize.
- To express the specific difference of; to describe the properties of ( a thing) whereby it is differenced from another of the same class; to discriminate.
- To obtain the differential, or differential coefficient, of; as, to differentiate an algebraic expression, or an equation.
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- contrast (part of speech: verb)
- distinguish (part of speech: verb)
- specialize (part of speech: verb)
- discriminate (part of speech: verb)
- "The Next Time We Die", Robert Moore Williams.
While I can gather the idea that the hand wasn'tinured to hard labor, and that it was a rather long and slender one, it closed so powerfully upon the drippings that the pattern of little lines- the vermiculations which differentiate one man's hand from everybody else's- is merely a blur.- "The Paternoster Ruby", Charles Edmonds Walk.
- "Tragedy", Ashley H. Thorndike.