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Meaning of DIVERSIFY

Pronunciation:  di'vursu`fI

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  vary in order to spread risk or to expand; "The company diversified"
  2. [v]  spread into new habitates and produce variety or variegate; "The plants on this island diversified"
  3. [v]  make (more) diverse; "diversify a course of study"
 

DIVERSIFY is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: branch out, broaden, radiate
 
 Antonyms: narrow, narrow down, specialise, specialize
 
 See Also: alter, change, motley, variegate, vary

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Di*ver"si*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Diversified}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Diversifying}.] [F. diversifier, LL.
diversificare, fr. L. diversus diverse + ficare (in comp.),
akin to facere to make. See {Diverse}.]
To make diverse or various in form or quality; to give
variety to; to variegate; to distinguish by numerous
differences or aspects.

      Separated and diversified on from another. --Locke.

      Its seven colors, that diversify all the face of
      nature.                                  --I. Taylor.

 
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