Associations to the word «Divert»


DIVERT, verb. (transitive) To turn aside from a course.
DIVERT, verb. (transitive) To distract.
DIVERT, verb. (transitive) To entertain or amuse (by diverting the attention)
DIVERT, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To turn aside; to digress.

Dictionary definition

DIVERT, verb. Turn aside; turn away from.
DIVERT, verb. Send on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one.
DIVERT, verb. Occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; "The play amused the ladies".
DIVERT, verb. Withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions.

Wise words

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Robert Louis Stevenson