HyperDic: diverge

English > 4 senses of the word diverge:
VERBmotiondivergemove or draw apart / apart
stativedivergehave no limits as a mathematical series
stativedivergeextend in a different direction
stativediverge, deviate, vary, departbe at variance with
diverge > pronunciation
Soundsdihver'jh
Rhymesconverge ... verge: 16 rhymes with erjh...
English > diverge: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove or draw apart / apart.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The two paths diverge here"
Narrowerbranch, ramify, fork, furcate, separatedivide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
OppositeconvergeMove or draw together at a certain location
Spanishdivergir, separar
Catalandivergir
Adjectivesdivergenttending to move apart in different directions
Nounsdivergence, divergencythe act of moving away in different direction from a common point
English > diverge: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningHave no limits as a mathematical series.
PatternSomething ----s
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Oppositeconverge, meetBe adjacent or come together
convergeapproach a limit as the number of terms increases without limit
Spanishdivergir
Catalandivergir
Nounsdivergence, divergencyan infinite series that has no limit
English > diverge: 4 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningExtend in a different direction.
PatternSomething ----s
Examples
  • "The lines start to diverge here"
  • "Their interests diverged"
NarrowerbifurcateSplit or divide into two
divaricateBranch off
Oppositeconverge, meetBe adjacent or come together
Spanishdivergir
Catalandivergir
Adjectivesdivergenttending to move apart in different directions
Nounsdivergencythe act of moving away in different direction from a common point
English > diverge: 4 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe at variance with; be out of line with.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsdeviate, vary, depart
Narroweraberratediverge or deviate from the straight path
aberratediverge from the expected
contradict, belie, negateBe in contradiction with
BroaderdifferBe different
OppositeconformBe similar, be in line with
Spanishdesviar, divergir, variar
Catalandivergir, variar
Adjectivesdivergentdiverging from another or from a standard
Nounsdivergencea variation that deviates from the standard or norm

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