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Story vs. Storey

Story An absolutely common word, story is used by everyone to describe events that are real or imaginary, usually told for entertainment. Story can be short or long and can describe past, present, or possible future events. Story is a noun, and its p...

added by ramyashankar
4 days ago

Subjective Vs Subjunctive

Subjective Subjective is an adjective that means a report or statement submitted based on a person’s individual ideas and opinions. Subjective statements are usually lengthy and represent personal opinions rather than facts. Subjective ideas and st...

added by ramyashankar
22 days ago

Felicitate vs Facilitate

Felicitate To felicitate someone means to congratulate someone, give them respect. The word originated from the Latin word ‘felix’ meaning happy which was translate to late Latin ‘felicitare’ meaning pronounce as happy or fortunate. It is pro...

added by ramyashankar
27 days ago

Destruction Vs Distraction

Destruction The noun destruction means to ruin or demolish something. It can be a car, a person’s career, a house etc. Destruction is used to indicate some mishap that has occurred on a large scale. The verb for destruction is destroy which is the ...

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28 days ago

Override vs Overwrite

Override Override means to add to or enhance something apart from its existing behaviour. It is used very commonly in programming languages. For example, you have generic procedures and rules that all the employees of your company should follow, but ...

added by ramyashankar
1 month ago

Future vs Feature

Future Perhaps, we use the word ‘future’ everyday to refer to what is going to happen next. Future is a time after the present (now). In English (and other languages), future is a verb tense that indicates a time which is yet to come. Future is u...

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1 month ago

Divisible vs. Division

Able to be divided. Nine is evenly divisible only by itself, 3, and 1. Dividing 9 by any other number leaves a remainder.The act of dividing one number by another, as in long division.One of the parts into which something large has been divided, as i...

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Dividend vs. Divisor

In a division problem, the number that is divided. In the problem 12 divided by 3, the dividend is 12.A share of the money earned by an investment or a business.In a division problem, the number that you divide by. In the problem 12 divided by 3, the...

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Multiplicand vs. Multiplier

A number that is to be multiplied by another number. In the problem 2 * 8, 2 is the multiplicand.The number by which you multiply another. In the problem 2 * 8, 8 is the multiplier....

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Addend vs. Addition

Any number that is added to another to form a sum. In the equation 6 + 4 = 10, the addends are 6 and 4.In math, addition is the adding together or two or more numbers to come up with a sum.A part of a building that is added on to the original. Our ho...

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Divide vs. Multiply

To split into parts.In moth, if you divide one number by a second number, you figure out how many times the second number will go into the first. Twelve divided by 4 is 3, or 12 / 4 = 3.To share something. Let's divide the food between us.To split in...

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Add vs. Subtract

To find the sum of two or more numbers.To put one thing with another. Add the eggs to the flour.To take one number away from another. If you subtract 2 from 6, you get 4....

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Definition vs. Dictionary

An explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase.A book such as this one that lists words in a language in alphabetical order and explains what they mean....

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1 month ago

Academic vs. Academy

To do with study and learning. Anna loves sports but hates academic work.Someone who teaches in a university or college or someone who does research.A private junior high, middle school, or high school.A school that teaches special subjects, as in a ...

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Council vs. Counsel

A group of people chosen to look after the interests of a town, a county, or an organization, as in the city council.To listen to people's problems and give advice. My mom counseled me on how to study for the test.Advice....

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Pen vs. Pencil

An instrument used for writing or drawing with ink.A small, enclosed area for sheep, cattle, pigs, or other animals.To keep or shut up in a pen.An instrument used for drawing and writing. A pencil is made from a stick of graphite in a covering usuall...

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Bathroom vs. Rest Room

A room that contains a sink and a toilet and often a bathtub or a shower.A bathroom, especially in a public building....

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1 month ago

Telephone vs. Television

A system for sending sounds over distances by changing them into electrical signals. The signals are sent by wires or radio waves and then changed back into sounds.A device for sending and receiving sounds, especially speech, in this way. The telepho...

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Loan vs. Lone

The act of lending something to someone.Something borrowed, especially money.To lend something to someone.Alone or solitary. The lone hawk sat on a high branch.Only or single, as in the lone survivor of a plane crash....

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Dairy vs. Diary

A place where milk is bottled and milk products, such as cheese and yogurt, are made.If something is a dairy product, it is made with milk.A book in which people write down things that happen each day, either to use as a record or to plan ahead....

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Loose vs. Lose

Not fastened or attached firmly. The car wouldn't start because of a loose wire.Free. The dog was loose in the street.Not fitting tightly, as in loose pants.Not contained or bound together, as in loose papers.Not placed or packed tightly together, as...

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Desert vs. Dessert

To abandon someone or something, or to run away from the army. The cat deserted its kittens.A dry, often sandy area where hardly any plants grow because there is so little rain. The map shows the main deserts of the world and is surrounded by example...

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Palate vs. Palette

The roof of your mouth.A person’s sense of taste. Sweet-and-sour pork is a dish designed to delight the palate with its range of flavors.A flat board with a hole for the thumb. A palette is used to mix paints on....

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Pain vs. Pane

A feeling of physical hurt or great unhappiness.Efforts or trouble. David took great pains over his essay.A sheet of glass or plastic in a window or door....

added by annie_l
1 month ago

Sac vs. Sack

An animal or plant part that is shaped like a bag or pouch. It often contains a liquid.A large bag that is made of strong material and is used for storing or carrying potatoes, flour, etc.If an employer sacks someone, the employer fires the person fr...

added by annie_l
1 month ago

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