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Farther vs. further: What’s the difference?

Farther vs. further

Learning the difference between farther and further is much easier when comparing their synonyms side by side.

Gray or grey: What’s the difference?

Gray or grey

The words grey and gray represent the same color, but are spelled differently in the United States and the United Kingdom.

i.e. meaning: Why, when and how to use it


The Latin abbreviation i.e. stands for id est and translates to “that is” in English.

ie vs eg: What’s the difference?


i.e. is an abbreviation for id est and translates to “in other words,” or “in essence.” E.g. stands for exampli gratia and means "for the sake of example.

Insure vs ensure: What’s the difference?


Ensure and insure each describes the act of making sure something will happen. Ensure is typically the most appropriate word to use. Learn why.

Its vs it’s: What’s the difference?


While its and it’s are pronounced the same, the difference is that one word uses an apostrophe to infer the contraction of “it has” or “it is.”

Psychopath vs sociopath: What’s the difference?


While the words psychopath and sociopath are different, each term is connected to the diagnosis of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD).

Someday vs some day: What’s the difference?

someday vs some day

Learn the difference between "some day" and "someday," and see examples of how to use them in a sentence.

Subjective vs objective: What’s the difference?

Subjective vs. objective

Learn the difference between subjective and objective, which are opposite philosophical terms. Take a quiz to test your understanding.