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Definition 1: tending to move apart in different directions - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for divergent in the sense of this definition

(divergent is similar to ...) resembling the branches of a tree

(divergent is similar to ...) diverging from a common point

(means also ...) slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled

"the oblique rays of the winter sun" "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles" "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"

Definition 2: diverging from another or from a standard - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a divergent opinion

(divergent is similar to ...) unlike in nature or quality or form or degree

"took different approaches to the problem" "came to a different conclusion" "different parts of the country" "on different sides of the issue" "this meeting was different from the earlier one"

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