Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
diverse

di·verse

diverse

 
 
pronunciation:
dih vuhrs [or] daI vuhrs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
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
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: diversely (adv.)
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature