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Definition 1: move or draw apart - [verb of motion]

Samples where diverge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The two paths diverge here

(diverge is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(... is a kind of diverge ) divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

"The road forks"

Definition 2: extend in a different direction - [verb of stative]

Samples where diverge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The lines start to diverge here
  • Their interests diverged

(... is a kind of diverge ) branch off

"The road divaricates here"

(... is a kind of diverge ) split or divide into two

Definition 3: be at variance with; be out of line with - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for diverge in the sense of this definition

(diverge is a kind of ...) be different

"These two tests differ in only one respect"

(... is a kind of diverge ) diverge or deviate from the straight path; produce aberration

"The surfaces of the concave lens may be proportioned so as to aberrate exactly equal to the convex lens"

(... is a kind of diverge ) diverge from the expected

"The President aberrated from being a perfect gentleman"

(... is a kind of diverge ) be in contradiction with

Definition 4: have no limits as a mathematical series - [verb of stative]

(diverge is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(diverge belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

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