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dɪˈvɜrdʒ, daɪ-di·verge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. divergeverb

    move or draw apart

    "The two paths diverge here"

  2. divergeverb

    have no limits as a mathematical series

  3. divergeverb

    extend in a different direction

    "The lines start to diverge here"; "Their interests diverged"

  4. deviate, vary, diverge, departverb

    be at variance with; be out of line with

Wiktionary

  1. divergeverb

    To run apart; to separate; to tend into different directions.

    Etymology: From divergo, from di- + vergo.

  2. divergeverb

    To become different; to run apart; to separate; to tend into different directions.

    Both stories start out the same way, but they diverge halfway through.

    Etymology: From divergo, from di- + vergo.

  3. divergeverb

    To separate, to tend into a different direction (from another line or path).

    The sidewalk runs next to the street for a few miles, then diverges from it and turns north.

    Etymology: From divergo, from di- + vergo.

  4. divergeverb

    To become different, to separate (from another line or path).

    The software is pretty good, except for a few cases where its behavior diverges from user expectations.

    Etymology: From divergo, from di- + vergo.

  5. divergeverb

    Not to converge: to have no limit, or no finite limit.

    The sequence uE000152879uE001 diverges to infinity: that is, it increases without bound.

    Etymology: From divergo, from di- + vergo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Divergeverb

    to extend from a common point in different directions; to tend from one point and recede from each other; to tend to spread apart; to turn aside or deviate (as from a given direction); -- opposed to converge; as, rays of light diverge as they proceed from the sun

    Etymology: [L. di- = dis- + vergere to bend, incline. See Verge.]

  2. Divergeverb

    to differ from a typical form; to vary from a normal condition; to dissent from a creed or position generally held or taken

    Etymology: [L. di- = dis- + vergere to bend, incline. See Verge.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Diverge

    di-vėrj′, v.i. to incline or turn apart: to tend from a common point in different directions: to vary from the standard.—ns. Diverge′ment; Diverg′ence, Diverg′ency, a tendency to recede from one point.—adj. Diverg′ent.—adv. Diverg′ingly. [L. dis, asunder, vergĕre, to incline.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diverge in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diverge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of diverge in a Sentence

  1. Silvio Inzucchi:

    The event curves begin to diverge almost on day one, there seems to be something about this medication that has a very early impact.

  2. Samuel Butler:

    Truth is generally kindness, but where the two diverge and collide, kindness should override truth.

  3. Noah Rose:

    I was surprised that immediate habitat didn't have much of an effect -- mosquitoes in forests and nearby towns had similar behavior, we thought that maybe moving into human landscapes would be a key driver of attraction to human hosts. But it seems like mosquitoes fly back and forth too readily between these habitats for their behavior to diverge in many cases.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Deux routes ont divergé dans un bois jaune. Et désolé je ne pouvais pas voyager ou l'autre de ceux-ci. Ni le moins fréquenté. Ni la plus parcourue par. à la place, je créé ma propre route. La route à suivre mes rêves. après tout, une route est une route. jusqu'à ce que vous faites quelque chose. Comme la vie est pleine de millions de choix. et pourtant la vie est aussi ce que vous faites de lui. Chaque apprentissage i gagné dans mon voyage. laissé les feuilles froissées. Et maintenant je remémorer avec un soupir. siècles et des siècles quelque part donc. bas magique voie de la mémoire. Deux routes ont divergé dans un bois jaune. Et moi, je créé ma propre route. De suivre mes propres rêves. Et que est ce que a dû fait toute la différence. La vie continue!

  5. Stephen Lee:

    We will see export growth increasingly diverge between the U.S. and non-U.S. economies amid high volatility in headline numbers.

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