transitive verb-·fied·, -·fy·ing
- to make diverse; give variety to; vary
- to divide up (investments, liabilities, etc.) among different companies, securities, etc.
- to expand (a business, line of products, etc.) by increasing the variety of things produced or of operations undertaken
Origin of diversifyMiddle English diversifien from Old French diversifier from Medieval Latin diversificare, to make different from Classical Latin diversus (see diverse) + facere, do