diversify

  • 1 diversify — di‧ver‧si‧fy [daɪˈvɜːsfaɪ ǁ dˈvɜːr , daɪ ] verb diversified PTandPP [intransitive] 1. COMMERCE if a company or economy diversifies, it increases the range of goods or services it produces: diversify into • Singapore has diversified into a wider …

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  • 2 Diversify — Di*ver si*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Diversified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Diversifying}.] [F. diversifier, LL. diversificare, fr. L. diversus diverse + ficare (in comp.), akin to facere to make. See {Diverse}.] To make diverse or various in form or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 diversify — index convert (change use), differ (vary), differentiate, vary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 diversify — late 15c., from O.Fr. diversifier (13c.) to make diverse, from M.L. diversificare, from L. diversus (see DIVERSE (Cf. diverse)). Economic sense is from 1939. Related: Diversified; diversifying …

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  • 5 diversify — [v] spread out; branch out alter, assort, change, expand, mix, modify, transform, variegate, vary; concepts 232,697 Ant. conform, stay same, unvary …

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  • 6 diversify — ► VERB (diversifies, diversified) 1) make or become more diverse. 2) (of a company) enlarge or vary its range of products or field of operation. DERIVATIVES diversification noun …

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  • 7 diversify — [də vʉr′sə fī΄, dīvʉr′sə fī΄] vt. diversified, diversifying [ME diversifien < OFr diversifier < ML diversificare, to make different < L diversus (see DIVERSE) + facere, DO1] 1. to make diverse; give variety to; vary 2. to divide up… …

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  • 8 diversify — di|ver|si|fy [daıˈvə:sıfaı US dıˈvə:r , daı ] v past tense and past participle diversified present participle diversifying third person singular diversifies 1.) [I and T] if a business, company, country etc diversifies, it increases the range of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 diversify — UK [daɪˈvɜː(r)sɪfaɪ] / US [dɪˈvɜrsɪfaɪ] / US [daɪˈvɜrsɪfaɪ] verb Word forms diversify : present tense I/you/we/they diversify he/she/it diversifies present participle diversifying past tense diversified past participle diversified 1)… …

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  • 10 diversify — verb ( fied; fying) Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to make diverse ; give variety to < diversify a course of study > 2. to balance (as an investment portfolio) …

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  • 11 diversify — [[t]daɪvɜ͟ː(r)sɪfaɪ, AM dɪ [/t]] diversifies, diversifying, diversified VERB When an organization or person diversifies into other things, or diversifies their range of something, they increase the variety of things that they do or make. [V into… …

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  • 12 diversify — verb Diversify is used with these nouns as the object: ↑economy …

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  • 13 diversify — di|ver|si|fy [ dı vɜrsıfaı, daı vɜrsıfaı ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive BUSINESS to develop new products or activities in addition to the ones you already provide or do 2. ) intransitive to develop into something different: Faced with a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 diversify — verb 1) farmers looking for ways to diversify Syn: branch out, expand, extend operations 2) a plan aimed at diversifying the economy Syn: vary, bring variety to; modify, alter, change, transform; expand, enlarge …

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  • 15 diversify — /daɪ vɜ:sɪfaɪ/ verb 1. to add new types of business to existing ones ● The company is planning to diversify into new products. 2. to invest in different types of shares or savings so as to spread the risk of loss …

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  • 16 diversify — /daɪ vɜ:sɪfaɪ/ verb 1. to add new types of business to existing ones ● The company is planning to diversify into new products. 2. to invest in different types of shares or savings so as to spread the risk of loss …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 17 diversify — diversifiable, adj. diversifiability, n. diversifier, n. /di verr seuh fuy , duy /, v., diversified, diversifying. v.t. 1. to make diverse, as in form or character; give variety or diversity to; variegate. 2. to invest in different types of… …

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  • 18 diversify — verb To make diverse or various in form or quality; to give variety to; to variegate; to distinguish by numerous differences or aspects …

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  • 19 diversify — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, adapt, adjust, alter, ameliorate, analyze, anatomize, atomize, be changed, be converted into, be renewed, better, bottom out, branch out, break, break up, change, checker, chop, chop and change, chop logic …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 diversify — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. vary; variegate. See difference, variegation. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. vary, expand, broaden, branch out; see change 4 , increase 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. vary, branch out, expand,… …

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