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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"

Wiktionary

  1. diverseadverb

    In different directions; diversely.

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

  2. diverseadjective

    consisting of many different elements; various

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

  3. diverseadjective

    different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diverseadjective

    different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate

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

  2. Diverseadjective

    capable of various forms; multiform

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

  3. Diverseadverb

    in different directions; diversely

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

  4. Diverseverb

    to turn aside

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

Freebase

  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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Entomology

  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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Numerology

  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. Patricia Boyle:

    Social cognition -- social judgment -- involves a diverse array of functions.

  2. Saint Thomas Aquinas:

    Because of the diverse conditions of humans, it happens that some acts are virtuous to some people, as appropriate and suitable to them, while the same acts are immoral for others, as inappropriate to them.

  3. Joel Payne:

    The party has tried really hard to make this as open and diverse a process as possible, candidates of color raised competitive sums of money and had as much coverage as many of the candidates.

  4. Sylvain Bruni:

    South Boston is more diverse then it's ever been and our inclusion is a testament to change in the neighborhood.

  5. Jimmy Smits:

    The show on a larger level has a diversity, not only in the writer's room -- which we really lobbied for -- but in terms of our cast, that's more reflective of what this country is, we're going to be dealing with those kinds of things with a very dynamic, versatile, diverse cast. So I'm all for that.

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