US: /ˌdɪfɝˈɛnʃiˌeɪt/, /ˌdɪfɝˈɛntʃiˌeɪt/
UK: /dˌɪfəɹˈɛnʃɪˌe‍ɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

differentiate /,difə'renʃieit/
  • ngoại động từ
    • phân biệt
      • to differentiate something from another: phân biệt cái này với cái khác
    • (toán học) lấy vi phân
    • nội động từ
      • trở thành khác biệt, khác biệt

    Advanced English dictionary

    + verb
    1 ~ (between) A and B
    ~ A (from B) to recognize or show that two things are not the same
    Synonym: DISTINGUISH
    [V] It's difficult to differentiate between the two varieties. + [VN] I can't differentiate one variety from another.
    2 [VN] ~ sth (from sth) to be the particular thing that shows that things or people are not the same
    Synonym: DISTINGUISH
    The male's yellow beak differentiates it from the female.
    3 [V] ~ between A and B to treat people or things in a different way, especially in an unfair way
    differentiation noun [U]

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 distinguish, discriminate, contradistinguish, separate, contrast, oppose, set off or apart, tell apart:
    They must learn how to differentiate one species from another.
    2 modify, specialize, change, alter, transform, transmute, convert, adapt, adjust:
    All organisms possess the power to differentiate special organs to meet special needs.

    Collocation dictionary




    be important to | be easy to, be possible to | be difficult to


    It is not always possible to differentiate between the two diseases.
    | from
    features which clearly differentiate this product from other similar ones

    Concise English dictionary

    +mark as different
    +be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
    +calculate a derivative; take the derivative
    +become different during development
    +evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment
    +become distinct and acquire a different character