Diverse meaning

dĭ-vûrs, dī-, dīvûrs
The definition of diverse is different.

An example of diverse is a classroom full of students from many different cultural backgrounds.

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Differing one from another.

Members of the same family can have very diverse personalities.

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Different; dissimilar.
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Capable of various forms; multiform.
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Consisting of many different elements; various.
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In different directions; diversely.
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Varied; diversified.
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Origin of diverse

  • Middle English divers from Old French divers from Latin dīversus past participle of dīvertere to divert divert

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

  • From Old French divers, from Latin diversus (“various, different”), also written divorsus, past participle of diverto, divortere (“to turn or go different ways, part, separate, divert”); see divert.

    From Wiktionary