Diversify Definition

dĭ-vûrsə-fī, dī-
diversified, diversifies, diversifying
diversified, diversifies, diversifying
To undertake expansion of a line of products or otherwise multiply business operations.
Webster's New World
To make diverse; give variety to; vary.
Webster's New World
To extend (business activities) into disparate fields.
American Heritage
To divide up (investments, liabilities, etc.) among different companies, securities, etc.
Webster's New World
To expand (a business, line of products, etc.) by increasing the variety of things produced or of operations undertaken.
Webster's New World

Origin of Diversify

  • Middle English diversifien from Old French diversifier from Medieval Latin dīversificāre Latin dīversus diverse Latin -ficāre -fy

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

  • From Old French diversifier

    From Wiktionary


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