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diverge

di·verge

diverge

 
 
pronunciation:
dih vuhrj
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: diverged, diverges, diverging
definition 1: to extend or move away in different directions from a common point.
The two highways are joined for about fifty miles; then they diverge.
synonyms:
branch, divide, radiate
antonyms:
converge, meet
similar words:
depart, deviate, disunite, fork, open, part, ramify, separate, split, spread
definition 2: to differ or deviate, as from the opinions of another person or of society.
synonyms:
conflict, depart, deviate, differ, vary
antonyms:
agree, coincide, conform, converge, follow, unite
similar words:
deflect, disagree, veer
definition 3: to have infinity as a limit, as a mathematical series or sequence.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to turn aside; deflect.
synonyms:
divert
antonyms:
converge
similar words:
deflect, deviate, veer