Deference vs Appliance - What's the difference?

deference | appliance |


As nouns the difference between deference and appliance

is that deference is deference while appliance is the act of applying; application.

deference

English

Noun

  • Great respect.
  • The children treated their elders with deference .
  • The willingness to carry out the wishes of others.
  • By tidying his room, he showed deference to his mother.

    Synonyms

    * honor * respect

    appliance

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of applying; application.
  • An implement, an instrument or apparatus designed (or at least used) as a means to a specific end (often specified).
  • Specifically: A non-manual apparatus or device, powered electrically or by another small motor, used in homes to perform domestic functions (household appliance) and/or in offices.
  • An attachment, some equipment (or - piece) to adapt another tool or machine to such specific purpose
  • When the boy hid father's feared cane, his bum soon found out the hard way how many sturdy appliances''' at home can double as perfectly painful spanking ' appliance
  • (lb) A compliance
  • Derived terms

    () * home appliance * major appliance * small appliance

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