Derived terms

What is the difference between by and byroad?

by | byroad | Derived terms |

Byroad is a derived term of by.


As nouns the difference between by and byroad

is that by is {{context|card games|lang=en}} a pass while byroad is a road less frequented than a highway; a byway.

As a preposition by

is near or next to.

As a adverb by

is along a path which runs by the speaker.

As a adjective by

is out of the way, subsidiary.

As a interjection by

is (bye).

What is the difference between box and abox?

box | abox | Derived terms |

Abox is a derived term of box.


As a noun box

is a [[cuboid#adjective|cuboid]] space; a container, usually with a hinged lid or box can be any of various evergreen shrubs or trees of the genus buxus or box can be a blow with the fist.

As a verb box

is {{context|transitive|lang=en}} to place inside a box; to pack in boxes or box can be {{context|transitive|lang=en}} to strike with the fists.

As a adverb abox is

{{context|nautical|lang=en}} braced aback.

As a adjective abox is

{{context|nautical|lang=en}} braced aback.

What is the difference between age and teenager?

age | teenager | Derived terms |

Teenager is a derived term of age.


In context|countable|lang=en terms the difference between age and teenager

is that age is {{context|countable|lang=en}} a generation while teenager is {{context|countable|lang=en}} literally, a person from thirteen'' to nine''teen , an adolescent.

As nouns the difference between age and teenager

is that age is the whole duration of a being, whether animal, vegetable, or other kind; lifetime while teenager is {{context|countable|lang=en}} literally, a person from thirteen'' to nine''teen , an adolescent.

As a verb age

is {{context|transitive|lang=en}} to cause to grow old; to impart the characteristics of age to.

What is the difference between colour and colourise?

colour | colourise | Derived terms |

Colourise is a derived term of colour.


As verbs the difference between colour and colourise

is that colour is to give something colour while colourise is {{context|uk|lang=en}} {{alternative form of|colorize|nodot=1}} (to add colour to).

As a noun colour

is {{context|uncountable|lang=en}} the spectral composition of visible light.

As a adjective colour

is conveying colour, as opposed to shades of grey.

What is the difference between chat and backchat?

chat | backchat | Derived terms |

Backchat is a derived term of chat.


As verbs the difference between chat and backchat

is that chat is to be engaged in informal conversation while backchat is to respond in a disputative, often sarcastic manner.

As nouns the difference between chat and backchat

is that chat is {{context|uncountable|lang=en}}  informal conversation or chat can be {{context|mining|local use|lang=en}} mining waste from lead and zinc mines while backchat is {{context|british|lang=en}} cheeky or impertinent responses, especially to criticism.

What is the difference between hi and highfalutin?

hi | highfalutin | Derived terms |

Highfalutin is a derived term of hi.


As adjectives the difference between hi and highfalutin

is that hi is {{informal spelling of|high|nodot=1}}, often hyphenated while highfalutin is {{context|us|informal|lang=en}} self-important, pompous; arrogant or egotistical; tending to show off or hold oneself in unduly high regard.

As a interjection hi

is a friendly, informal, casual greeting said when meeting someone.

As a noun hi

is "hi" or similar greeting.

What is the difference between army and arm?

army | arm | Derived terms |

Army is a derived term of arm.

Arm is a related term of army.


As nouns the difference between army and arm

is that army is a large, highly organized military force, concerned mainly with ground (rather than air or naval) operations while arm is the portion of the upper human appendage, from the shoulder to the wrist and sometimes including the hand or arm can be {{context|usually used in the plural|lang=en}} a weapon.

As a adjective arm is

{{context|uk|_|dialectal|chiefly|scotland|lang=en}} poor; lacking in riches or wealth.

As a verb arm is

to supply with armour or (later especially) weapons.

What is the difference between growth and undergrowth?

growth | undergrowth | Derived terms |

Undergrowth is a derived term of growth.


As nouns the difference between growth and undergrowth

is that growth is an increase in size, number, value, or strength while undergrowth is the plants in a forest which only reach a relatively low height (such as shrubs and bushes).

What is the difference between war and warpath?

war | warpath | Derived terms |

Warpath is a derived term of war.


As nouns the difference between war and warpath

is that war is {{context|uncountable|lang=en}} organized]], large-scale, armed conflict between [[country|countries or between national, ethnic, or other sizeable groups, usually involving the engagement of military forces while warpath is a course of action that leads to battle or hostility.

As a verb war

is {{context|intransitive|lang=en}} to engage in conflict (may be followed by "with" to specify the foe).

What is the difference between bone and boneyard?

bone | boneyard | Derived terms |

Boneyard is a derived term of bone.


As nouns the difference between bone and boneyard

is that bone is {{context|uncountable|lang=en}} a composite material consisting largely of calcium phosphate and collagen and making up the skeleton of most vertebrates while boneyard is {{context|informal|lang=en}} a graveyard.

As a adjective bone

is of an off-white colour, like the colour of bone.

As a verb bone

is to prepare (meat, etc) by removing the bone or bones from or bone can be {{context|transitive|slang|lang=en}} to apprehend, steal or bone can be {{context|carpentry|masonry|surveying|lang=en}} to sight along an object or set of objects to check whether they are level or in line.

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