Diverge Definition

dĭ-vûrj, dī-
diverged, diverges, diverging
diverged, diverges, diverging
To make diverge.
Webster's New World
To go or move in different directions from a common point or from each other; branch off.
Paths that diverge.
Webster's New World
To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ.
Diverging opinions.
Webster's New World
To take on gradually a different form or become a different kind.
Diverging customs.
Webster's New World
To fail to approach a limit.
American Heritage

Origin of Diverge

  • Latin dīvergere Latin dī-, dis- apart dis– Latin vergere to bend wer-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin dīvergō (“bend away from, go in a different direction”), from Latin dī- + vergō (“bend”).

    From Wiktionary

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