diverse

  • 1 diverse — di·verse adj: differing from one another; specif: differing in citizenship from another party to an action a diverse defendant see also diversity jurisdiction at jurisdiction compare nondiverse …

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  • 2 Diverse — Di verse (?; 277), a. [The same word as divers. See {Divers}.] 1. Different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate. [1913 Webster] The word . . . is used in a sense very diverse from its original import. J. Edwards. [1913 Webster] Our roads are… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Diverse FM — City of license Luton Broadcast area Luton, Dunstable Houghton Regis Frequency 102.8 MHz First air date 2007 Transmitter coordinates …

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  • 4 diverse — diverse, divers Both words once shared the meaning now confined to diverse, i.e. ‘varied, unalike’, qualifying singular and plural nouns, as in • Why is it so diverse, so varied in its character? J. Houston, 1990 • Can a single author cover the… …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 diverse — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ widely varied. DERIVATIVES diversely adverb. ORIGIN Latin diversus diverse , from divertere (see DIVERT(Cf. ↑diverting)) …

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  • 6 Diverse — Di*verse , adv. In different directions; diversely. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Diverse — Di*verse , v. i. To turn aside. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The redcross knight diverst, but forth rode Britomart. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 diverse — diverse:⇨einige(1) …

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  • 9 diverse — c.1300, spelling variant of DIVERS (Cf. divers) (q.v.), perhaps by analogy with converse, traverse, etc. In some cases directly from L. diversus, and since c.1700 restricted to the meaning different in character or quality. Related: Diversely …

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  • 10 diverse — *different, divergent, disparate, various Analogous words: contrasted or contrasting (see corresponding verb at COMPARE): contrary, *opposite, contradictory: *distinct, separate Antonyms: identical, selfsame Contrasted words: *same, equivalent,… …

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  • 11 diverse — [adj] different; various assorted, contradictory, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, contrastive, differing, discrete, disparate, dissimilar, distant, distinct, divergent, diversified, diversiform, incommensurable, like night and day*, manifold,… …

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  • 12 diverse — [Wichtig (Rating 3200 5600)] Auch: • verschiedene Bsp.: • Eine Freiluftarena mit Spaß und Abenteuer hoch in den Rocky Mountains, die drei verschiedene Lager mit diversen Aktivitäten für Jungen und Mädchen bietet …

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  • 13 diverse — [də vʉrs′, dīvʉrs΄; dī′vʉrs΄] adj. [ME & OFr < L diversus, pp. of divertere, to turn aside < dis , apart + vertere, to turn: see VERSE] 1. different; dissimilar 2. varied; diversified SYN. DIFFERENT diversely adv. diverseness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Diverse — For other uses, see Diversity (disambiguation). Diverse Birth name Kenny Jenkins Born Unknown Origin Chicago, Illinois, United States Genres Hip Hop/Rap …

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  • 15 diverse — 01. Our society today is quite culturally [diverse], with immigrants from all over the world. 02. Shops on Government Street sell a [diverse] range of souvenirs. 03. The Beatles attract a [diverse] audience, from little children, to teenagers,… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 diverse — ● divers, diverse adjectif (latin diversus, tourné dans des directions contraires) (au pluriel) Se dit d êtres ou de choses qui diffèrent par leur nature, leurs caractères, etc. ; variés : Il vient ici des visiteurs des pays les plus divers. Qui… …

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  • 17 diverse — [[t]daɪvɜ͟ː(r)s, AM dɪ [/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If a group or range of things is diverse, it is made up of a wide variety of things. ...shops selling a diverse range of gifts... Society is now much more diverse than ever before. Syn: varied 2) ADJ… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 diverse — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …

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  • 19 diverse — adjective Etymology: Middle English divers, diverse, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French divers, from Latin diversus, from past participle of divertere Date: 14th century 1. differing from one another ; unlike < people with diverse interests… …

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  • 20 diverse — [13] Diverse is one of a small family of English words, including also divers, divert, and divorce, which come ultimately from Latin dīvertere. This was a compound verb formed from the prefix dis ‘aside’ and vertere ‘turn’ (source of English… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins