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Meaning of DIVERSE

Pronunciation:  di'vurs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  distinctly dissimilar or unlike; "diverse parts of the country"; "celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan"; "animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"
  2. [adj]  many and different; "tourist offices of divers nationalities"; "a person of diverse talents"
 

DIVERSE is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: different, divers(a), various
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Di"verse\ (?; 277), a. [The same word as divers. See
    {Divers}.]
    1. Different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate.
    
             The word . . . is used in a sense very diverse from
             its original import.                  --J. Edwards.
    
             Our roads are diverse: farewell, love! said she.
                                                   --R. Browning.
    
    2. Capable of various forms; multiform.
    
             Eloquence is a great and diverse thing. --B. Jonson.
    
    
  2. \Di*verse"\, adv.
    In different directions; diversely.
    
    
    
    
  3. \Di*verse"\, v. i.
    To turn aside. [Obs.]
    
          The redcross knight diverst, but forth rode Britomart.
                                                   --Spenser.
    
    
 
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