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Word of the Day 02/10/20 Diverge

Diverge (verb)
di·verge [dih-vurj, dahy-]
(previously 06-01-13)

verb (used without object)
1. to move, lie, or extend in different directions from a common point; branch off.
2. to differ in opinion, character, form, etc.; deviate.
3. Mathematics. (of a sequence, series, etc.) to have no unique limit; to have infinity as a limit.
4. to turn aside or deviate, as from a path, practice, or plan.

verb (used with object)
5. to deflect or turn aside.

OTHER WORDS FROM DIVERGE
non·di·verg·ing, adjective
un·di·verg·ing, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH DIVERGE
1. digress
2. diverse

WORDS RELATED TO DIVERGE
veer, deviate, stray, radiate, differ, dissent, disagree, vary, fork, swerve, depart, divide, separate, bifurcate, divagate, spread, digress, part, split, branch

SYNONYMS FOR DIVERGE
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1. separate, deviate, fork.

SYNONYM STUDY FOR DIVERGE
4. See deviate.

Origin: 1655–65; < Medieval Latin divergere, equivalent to Latin di- di- + vergere to incline

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