What does diverse mean?

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dɪˈvɜrs, daɪ-, ˈdaɪ vɜrsdi·verse

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. divers(a), diverse(adj)

    many and different

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

  2. diverse, various(adj)

    distinctly dissimilar or unlike

    "celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan"; "animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"


  1. diverse(Adverb)

    In different directions; diversely.

    Etymology: From diversus, also written divorsus, past participle of divertere, divortere; see divert.

  2. diverse(Adjective)

    consisting of many different elements; various

    Etymology: From diversus, also written divorsus, past participle of divertere, divortere; see divert.

  3. diverse(Adjective)

    different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate.

    Etymology: From diversus, also written divorsus, past participle of divertere, divortere; see divert.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diverse(adj)

    different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate

    Etymology: [The same word as divers. See Divers.]

  2. Diverse(adj)

    capable of various forms; multiform

    Etymology: [The same word as divers. See Divers.]

  3. Diverse(adverb)

    in different directions; diversely

    Etymology: [The same word as divers. See Divers.]

  4. Diverse(verb)

    to turn aside

    Etymology: [The same word as divers. See Divers.]


  1. Diverse

    Diverse is an American rapper. An underground hip-hop artist, he has received critical acclaim "from knowledgeable heads worldwide".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Diverse

    dī′vėrs, or div-ėrs′, adj. different: unlike: multiform: various.—adv. Dī′versely, or Diverse′ly.

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  1. Diverse

    unequal: differing in size or shape: of various kinds.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'diverse' in Adjectives Frequency: #843

Anagrams for diverse »

  1. derives, dervise, deviser, revised, sivered

  2. Derives

  3. Dervise

  4. Revised

  5. Sivered

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diverse in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diverse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of diverse in a Sentence

  1. Jeb Bush:

    We're a pluralistic society. We're diverse, we have people that come from everywhere, we're not multicultural. We have a set of shared values that defines our national identity, and we should never veer away from that because that creates the extraordinary nature of our country.

  2. Professor Lattanzio:

    A series of astronomical observations obtained over the period 1986 to 2018 supports the idea that life is a cosmic rather than a purely terrestrial or planetary phenomenon, these include the detection of biologically relevant molecules in interstellar clouds and comets, mid-infrared spectra of interstellar grains and the dust from comets, a diverse set of data from comets including the Rosetta mission showing consistency with biology and the frequency of Earth-like or habitable planets in the Galaxy.

  3. Smriti Mundhra:

    There are very few [ shows ] that represent the South Asian experience, so I think we are looking for each one of them to represent a lot of the South Asian experience, when in fact we are a billion and a half people around the world, it is an extremely diverse culture and there is no one way to completely tell the story of South Asians and their relationship to anything, whether it's marriage religion or family.

  4. Nick Salazar:

    When people think about rural Iowa they think of white farmers, but many of these communities will keep becoming more diverse and more Latino.

  5. Rene Anand:

    It not only looks like the developing brain, its diverse cell types express nearly all genes like a brain, we’ve struggled for a long time trying to solve complex brain disease problems that cause tremendous pain and suffering. The power of this brain model bodes very well for human health because it gives us better and more relevant options to test and develop therapeutics other than rodents. Rene Anand, who began his quest four years ago, studies the association between nicotinic receptors and central nervous system disorders. He’s hopeful that the lab-grown brain will provide ethical and more rapid and accurate testing of experimental drugs before the clinical trial stage.

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