diverse

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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.

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diverse (comparative more diverse, superlative most diverse)

  1. Consisting of many different elements; various.
  2. Different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate.
    • J. Edwards
      The word [] is used in a sense very diverse from its original import.
    • R. Browning
      Our roads are diverse: farewell, love! said she.
    • 2013 May-June, Katrina G. Claw, “Rapid Evolution in Eggs and Sperm”, American Scientist, volume 101, number 3: 
      In plants, the ability to recognize self from nonself plays an important role in fertilization, because self-fertilization will result in less diverse offspring than fertilization with pollen from another individual.
  3. Capable of various forms; multiform.
    • Ben Jonson
      Eloquence is a great and diverse thing.

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Adverb[edit]

diverse (comparative more diverse, superlative most diverse)

  1. In different directions; diversely.

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Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diverse

  1. various, sundry, miscellaneous, incidental.
    • han annoncerede under «diverse»
      • he inserted an ad in the "miscellaneous" section
    • Synonyms:
      • alle mulige
      • alskens
      • forskellige
      • forskelligartet
  2. Capable of various forms; multiform.

Dutch[edit]

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diverse

  1. Inflected form of divers

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Adverb[edit]

diverse

  1. diversely

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diverse

  1. feminine form of divers

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diverse

  1. inflected form of divers

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diverse f pl

  1. feminine plural of diverso

Verb[edit]

diverse

  1. third-person singular past historic of divergere

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From dīversus (turned different ways)

Adverb[edit]

dīversē (not comparable)

  1. in different directions; hither and thither
  2. (figuratively) variously

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References[edit]

  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

Norwegian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diverse

  1. various, sundry, miscellaneous.
    han annonserte under «diverse»
    he inserted an ad in the "miscellaneous" section
  2. Capable of various forms; multiform.

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diverse (not comparable)

  1. diverse, various, different