Dif`fer`en´ti`ate

v. t. | 1. | 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. |

2. | 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. | |

3. | (Math.) To obtain the differential, or differential coefficient, of; | |

v. i. | 1. | (Biol.) To acquire a distinct and separate character. |

Verb | 1. | differentiate - mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple" |

2. | differentiate - be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense; "His modesty distinguishes him form his peers" | |

3. | differentiate - calculate a derivative; take the derivativeAntonyms: integrate - calculate the integral of; calculate by integration | |

4. | differentiate - become different during development; "cells differentiate"Antonyms: dedifferentiate - lose specialization in form or function | |

5. | differentiate - evolve so as to lead to a new species or develop in a way most suited to the environment | |

6. | differentiate - become distinct and acquire a different character |

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