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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.

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.]

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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. Jamie Adams:

    One of the divers I had enlisted to help me find these bottles with the intent of making beer had given one of them to this other brewer, unbeknownst to me.

  2. 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.

  3. Narongsak Osottanakorn:

    Today is D-Day, at 10 am today (0300 GMT) 13 foreign divers went in to extract the children along with 5 Thai navy SEALs.

  4. Jacob Brehmer:

    Divers shower in between dives typically just to keep themselves and their muscles warm.

  5. Laura Eimiller:

    I'd caution you that divers generally pull all sorts of items out of a public lake.

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