What does diverse mean?

Definitions for diverse
dɪˈvɜrs, daɪ-, ˈdaɪ vɜrsdi·verse

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. divers(a), diverseadjective

    many and different

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

  2. diverse, variousadjective

    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. diverseadverb

    In different directions; diversely.

  2. diverseadjective

    consisting of many different elements; various

  3. diverseadjective

    different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Diverseadjective

    Etymology: diversus, Latin.

    Four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another. Dan. vii. 3.

    Eloquence is a great and diverse thing, nor did she yet ever favour any man so much as to be wholly his. Ben Jonson.

    To seize his papers, Curl, was next thy care;
    His papers light, fly diverse tost in air Alexander Pope, Dunciad, b. ii.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diverseadjective

    different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate

  2. Diverseadjective

    capable of various forms; multiform

  3. Diverseadverb

    in different directions; diversely

  4. Diverseverb

    to turn aside

  5. 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

  2. dervise

  3. deviser

  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. Emily Wise:

    The Scarpos said the letter by Art Raimo and Ernie Garateix didn't recognize harm to White, non-diverse students by making them believe that they and their families are personally responsible for the historic harm( s) some members of our society have visited on other members of our society.

  2. Communication Fleur Pellerin:

    I don't know who you are Michael Keaton and that is just fine, but I know you are an actor with extraordinary talent and dexterity, capable of taking on the most diverse of roles, from the most tragic to the most comical, sliding from one to the other without ever running out of breath.

  3. 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.

  4. Demontre Heard:

    He called on the phone knowing that it was a diverse shop, but mostly black barbers here, so I felt like he really didn’t have a problem with coming here even though he seemed kind of scared when he first came in.

  5. Christian Grewell:

    Most of the educational robots I've seen for sale commercially here( in China) are closer to a low-end smart phone, but without the benefit of a diverse app store.

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