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disparate Explained

disparate at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['dıspərıt]

disparate at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1608, "unlike in kind," from L. disparatus, pp. of disparare "divide, separate," from dis- "apart" + parare "get ready, prepare;" meaning infl. by L. dispar "unequal, unlike." ///

disparate at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj formal [Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin; Origin: disparatus, past participle of disparare 'to separate']// consisting of things or people that are very different and not related to each other// --a meeting covering many disparate subjects// --the difficulties of dealing with disparate groups of people//

disparate at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

82 Moby Thesaurus words for "disparate":
assorted, asymmetric, at odds, at variance, contrary, contrasted,
contrasting, counter, departing, deviating, deviative, different,
differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant,
discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disproportionate,
dissimilar, dissonant, distant, distinct, distinguished, divergent,
diverging, divers, diverse, diversified, hardly like,
heterogeneous, ill-matched, ill-sorted, in disagreement,
inaccordant, inadequate, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent,
inconsonant, inharmonious, insufficient, irreconcilable, irregular,
many, mismatched, motley, multifarious, nonuniform, odd, off,
offbeat, out, out of proportion, poles apart, poles asunder,
scarcely like, separate, separated, several, skew, skewed, unalike,
unconformable, unequal, uneven, unidentical, unlike, unmatched,
unresembling, unsame, unsimilar, variant, varied, variegated,
various, varying, widely apart, worlds apart

disparate at Portuguese => English Of Explained:

nonsense

disparate at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Dissimilarity): dissimilar, unlike, disparate, varied, divergent, of a different kind, unmatched, unique, new, novel, unprecedented, original, nothing of the kind, no such thing, quite another thing, far from it, like night and day.

[ADJ] (Inequality [Difference of quantity or degree]): unequal, uneven, disparate, partial, unbalanced, imbalanced, overbalanced, top-heavy, lopsided, biased, skewed, prejudiced, slanted.

[ADJ] (Disjunction): disjoined, discontinuous, abstract, disjunctive, secant, isolated, insular, separate, disparate, discrete, apart, asunder, far between, loose, free, unattached, unannexed, unassociated, unconnected, distinct, adrift.

disparate at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective (formal)
1 made up of parts or people that are very different from each other:
a disparate group of individuals
2 (of two or more things) so different from each other that they cannot be compared or cannot work together:
a critical study that aims to cover such disparate forms as Anglo-Saxon poetry and the modern novel.

disparate at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective (formal)
1 made up of parts or people that are very different from each other:
a disparate group of individuals
2 (of two or more things) so different from each other that they cannot be compared or cannot work together:
a critical study that aims to cover such disparate forms as Anglo-Saxon poetry and the modern novel.

Disparate at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Disparate \Dis"pa*rate\, a. [L. disparatus, p. p. of disparare
to part, separate; dis- + parare to make ready, prepare.]
1. Unequal; dissimilar; separate.

Connecting disparate thoughts, purely by means of
resemblances in the words expressing them.
--Coleridge.

2. (Logic) Pertaining to two co["o]rdinate species or
divisions.

disparate at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

disparate
adj 1: fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind;
"such disparate attractions as grand opera and game
fishing"; "disparate ideas"
2: including markedly dissimilar elements; "a disparate
aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers"

disparate at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: was wotd » 2006|July|2

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » disparatus|disparātus, past participle of Inter: term » disparare|disparāre|to divide, from Inter: term » dis-||apart + Inter: term » parare|parāre|to make equal, from Inter: term » par||equal|lang=la

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈdɪsp(ə)ɹət/|ˈdɪsp(ə)ɹɪt/Longman Exams Dictionary
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈdɪsp(ə)ɹət/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-disparate-2.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /dɪˈspɛɹət/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /dɪˈspæɹət/Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

    Adjective

    Inter: en-ad » j


  • Composed of inherently different or distinct elements; incongruous.
    1. : The board of the company was decidedly disparate – no two members from the same social or economic background.
    2. Essentially different; of different species, unlike but not opposed in pairs; also, less properly, utterly unlike; incapable of being compared; having no common genus.
    3. Inter: quote-book » year=1898|author=John Wesley Powell|title=Category: S - :Truth and Error or the Science of Intellection/Chapter 14|Truth and Error|passage=Then disparate sense impressions come to disparate organs, as light to the eye, taste to the mouth, etc.
    4. Inter: quote-book » year=1912|author=Bertrand Russel|title=Category: S - :The Philosophy of Bergson (Russell)|The Philosophy of Bergson|passage=M. Bergson’s philosophy, unlike most of the systems of the past, is dualistic: the world, for him, is divided into two disparate portions, on the one hand life, on the other matter, or rather that inert something which the intellect views as matter.

      Synonyms

      * (composed of distinct elements): incongruous, mismatched, uncoordinated

  • (markedly different): different, dissimilar, unalike

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » composed of inherently different elements
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|несравним|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » bg|несъизмерим|sc=Cyrl
  • Dutch: duidelijk verschillend
  • Finnish: toisenlainen
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|disparate

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|განსხვავებული|sc=Geor
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|disparat, Inter: t+ » de|verschieden, Inter: t+ » de|ungleich, Inter: t- » de|ungleichartig
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|dispar|m|f, Inter: t+ » es|heterogéneo|m, Inter: t- » es|variado|m
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|apayrı, Inter: t+ » tr|bambaşka, Inter: t+ » tr|farklı, Inter: t- » tr|kıyaslanmaz


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    References

    Related terms

    * dispair
  • disparately
  • disparateness
  • disparity

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
  • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • Inter: mostly » plural Any of a group of unequal or dissimilar things.

    Anagrams

    * aspirated

  • French

    Etymology

    Latin disparatus, past participle of disparare ‘to divide’, from dis- ‘apart’ + parare ‘prepare’.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /dispaʀat/|lang=fr

    Adjective

    Inter: fr-adj-m » f
  • disparate; incongruous

  • Italian

    Adjective

    disparate {{f}}
  • Feminine plural form of disparato

    Anagrams

    * derapasti
    • disperata


    Category: Category:Italian adjective forms -

    Latin

    Verb

    Inter: la-verb-form » disparāte
  • Inter: conjugation of » disparo|disparō|1|p|pres|act|imp|lang=la

  • Spanish

    Noun

    Inter: es-noun » m
  • nonsense (meaningless words or actions)
    1. Great amount; a lot.


    Translation: et » disparate
    Translation: el » disparate
    Translation: es » disparate
    Translation: fr » disparate
    Translation: gl » disparate
    Translation: ko » disparate
    Translation: io » disparate
    Translation: id » disparate
    Translation: kn » disparate
    Translation: ka » disparate
    Translation: hu » disparate
    Translation: mg » disparate
    Translation: my » disparate
    Translation: pl » disparate
    Translation: pt » disparate
    Translation: ru » disparate
    Translation: sv » disparate
    Translation: ta » disparate
    Translation: vi » disparate
    Translation: zh » disparate