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differentiate (verb), differentiates; differentiated; differentiating
1. To make something, or someone, not like others of the same kind: The color of their eyes is one thing that differentiates Mary's twins from each other.

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2. To identify that which sets one thing apart from something else; to tell one thing apart from another based on characteristics: For some people, including Janet and Linda, it is not easy to differentiate between ice cream and frozen yogurt.
This entry is located in the following units: dis-, di-, dif- (page 1) -fer, -ferous (page 2)