HyperDic: divert

English > 4 senses of the word divert:
VERBmotiondivert, deviateturn aside
motiondivertsend on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one
socialdivert, amuse, disportoccupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
possessiondivert, hive offwithdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions
divert > pronunciation
Soundsdayver't; dihver't
RhymesAlbert ... yogurt: 70 rhymes with ert...
English > divert: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTurn aside; turn away from.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymdeviate
NarrowerdetourTravel via a detour
sidetrack, depart, digress, stragglewander from a direct or straight course
yawdeviate erratically from a set course
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Spanishdesviar
Catalandesviar
Nounsdiversiona turning aside (of your course or attention or concern / concern / concern)
English > divert: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningSend on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
NarrowerdeviateCause to turn away from a previous or expected course
routedivert in a specified direction
Broadersend, directCause to go somewhere
English > divert: 4 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningOccupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to divert Sue
Synonymsamuse, disport
BroaderentertainProvide entertainment for
Spanishdesviar, distraer, divertir, entretener
Catalandistraure, distreure, divertir, entretenir
Nounsdiversionan activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates / stimulates
English > divert: 4 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningWithdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymhive off
Broaderwithdraw, draw, take out, draw offRemove (a commodity) from (a supply source)

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