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diverge

di·verge

diverge

 
 
pronunciation:
dih vuhrj [or] daI vuhrj
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (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; go in separate ways.
We tend to think alike, but our opinions diverge on the subject of immigration reform.I don't see how the style of this painting diverges from that of his earlier works.
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
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