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Other Diverge Definition

[v] move or draw apart; "The two paths diverge here"
[v] be at variance with; be out of line with
[v] extend in a different direction; "The lines start to diverge here"; "Their interests diverged"
[v] have no limits; used of mathematical series

Synonyms

depart, deviate, vary

Misc. Definitions

\Di*verge"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Diverged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Diverging}.] [L. di- = dis- + vergere to bend, incline. See {Verge}.]
1. To extend from a common point in different directions; to tend from one point and recede from each other; to tend to spread apart; to turn aside or deviate (as from a given direction); -- opposed to {converge}; as, rays of light diverge as they proceed from the sun.
2. To differ from a typical form; to vary from a normal condition; to dissent from a creed or position generally held or taken.

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