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diversify

di·ver·si·fy

diversify

 
 
pronunciation:
dih vuhr s faI
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: diversified, diversifies, diversifying
definition: to give or introduce variety to or into.
The company is diversifying its product lines.She diversified her stock portfolio among ten industries.
synonyms:
vary
antonyms:
homogenize
similar words:
alter, change, distribute, modify, spread, transform, variegate
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to spread one's efforts or investments over a variety of products, securities, or the like, in order to increase production or profitability, or average the risk of loss.
His financial advisor urged him to diversify.
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derivations: diversifiable (adj.), diversifier (n.)
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