- The definition of diverse is different.
An example of diverse is a classroom full of students from many different cultural backgrounds.
- different; dissimilar
- varied; diversified
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French ; from Classical Latin diversus, past participle of divertere, to turn aside ; from dis-, apart plush vertere, to turn: see verse
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- Differing one from another.
- Made up of distinct characteristics, qualities, or elements: “Prague … offers visitors a series of excursions into a rich and diverse past” (Olivier Bernier).
Origin: Middle English divers, from Old French divers, from Latin dīversus, past participle of dīvertere, to divert; see divert.
- di·verseˈly adverb
- di·verseˈness noun