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diverse

di·verse

diverse

 
 
pronunciation:
dih vuhrs [or] daI vuhrs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of various types or sorts; assorted.
The United States has a diverse population.The children played on diverse instruments--everything from kazoos to trumpets to gongs.
 
synonyms:
assorted, miscellaneous, variant, varied, various
antonyms:
homogeneous
similar words:
eclectic, heterogeneous, mixed, motley, multiform, sundry, variegated
definition 2: of a different kind; different; unlike.
Our customs and theirs are quite diverse, and yet we were able to find a common ground.
synonyms:
different, dissimilar, unlike
antonyms:
identical, similar
similar words:
conflicting, differing, disparate, distinct, divergent, heterogeneous, variant
derivation: diversely (adv.)