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ˈdaɪ vərzdivers

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. divers(a), diverseadjective

    many and different

    "tourist offices of divers nationalities"; "a person of diverse talents"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Diversadjective

    Several; sundry; more than one. It is now grown out of use.

    Etymology: diversus, Latin.

    We have divers examples in the primitive church of such as, by fear, being compelled to sacrifice to strange gods, after repented, and kept still the office of preaching the gospel. John Whitgift.

    The teeth breed when the child is a year and a half old: then they cast them, and new ones come about seven years; but divers have backward teeth come at twenty, some at thirty and forty. Francis Bacon, Natural History, №. 755.

    Divers letters were shot into the city with arrows, wherein Solyman’s councils were revealed. Richard Knolles, Hist. of the Turks.

    Divers friends thought it strange, that a white dry body should acquire a rich colour, upon the affusion of springwater. Robert Boyle, on Colours.


  1. divers

    Divers, an adjective, is an archaic term for various or several. It is used to refer to an array, multitude, or variety of different items, types or kinds.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diversadjective

    different in kind or species; diverse

  2. Diversadjective

    several; sundry; various; more than one, but not a great number; as, divers philosophers. Also used substantively or pronominally

  3. Etymology: [F. divers, L. diversus turned in different directions, different, p. p. of divertere. See Divert, and cf. Diverse.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Divers

    dī′vėrz, adj. sundry: several: more than one: (B.) same as Diverse. [See Divert.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Divers is ranked #20076 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Divers surname appeared 1,331 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Divers.

    67.4% or 898 total occurrences were White.
    27.6% or 368 total occurrences were Black.
    2.8% or 38 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.3% or 18 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of divers in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of divers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of divers in a Sentence

  1. Omar Khayyam:

    Pagodas are, like mosques, true houses of prayer; ?Tis prayer that church bells waft upon the air; Kaaba and temple, rosary and cross, All are but divers tongues of world-wide prayer.

  2. Nurcahyo Utomo:

    It was detected within a wide area, which needs to be combed by divers, right now, I would not dare to say if it's from the black boxes.

  3. Melissa Ilardo:

    Free diving is extremely dangerous, and so even highly trained free divers often die because they lose consciousness on ascent and they drown, if that's happening over thousands of years, then the people who are surviving are those that are carrying the genes that give them an advantage.

  4. Jacob Sharvit:

    [ T ] Jacob Sharvit divers demonstrated good citizenship and are deserving of praise, they will be awarded a certificate of appreciation and invited to tour the storerooms of the National Treasures.

  5. Jonathan Geller:

    This fish stands out because it looks quite alien in our water and it's definitely a species we haven't seen here before this event, divers or people visiting the beach may not notice anything that looks unusual to the untrained eye.

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