Definitions For Differential


  • A bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speeds; used on the rear axle of automobiles to allow wheels to rotate at different speeds on curves
  • A quality that differentiates between similar things
  • The result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx


  • Relating to or showing a difference
  • Involving or containing one or more derivatives


  • A difference between people or things
  • A gear or an arrangement of gears in a vehicle that allows one wheel to turn faster than another when the vehicle is going around a curve

Is Differential a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Differential is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 21 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Differential in a Sentence

  • Did away with differential pay scales for men and women doing the same work

Synonyms for Differential

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!

Cite This Article

Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

WORD SCRAMBLE. THE WORD FINDER located on the website