desviar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēviāre.

Verb[edit]

desviar (first-person singular present desvio, past participle desviat)

  1. (transitive, reflexive) to divert, to deviate

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese desviar, from Latin dēviāre, present active infinitive of dēviō

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Verb[edit]

desviar (first-person singular present indicative desvio, past participle desviado)

  1. to divert
  2. to deviate
  3. to deflect
  4. to swerve
  5. to detour

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēviāre, with replacement of Latin dē- by Spanish des-. Cognate with English deviate

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /desˈbjaɾ/, [d̪ezˈβjaɾ]

Verb[edit]

desviar (first-person singular present desvío, first-person singular preterite desvié, past participle desviado)

  1. to divert, to distract, to shift, to sidetrack
  2. to deflect
  3. (figuratively) to derail (e.g. a movement, a process)
  4. to bypass, to reroute, to redirect
  5. to siphon, to siphon off (e.g. money, funds)
  6. to forward (a phone call)
  7. to avert (e.g. one's eyes or gaze)
  8. to change (e.g. the subject, the course, the conversation)
  9. to shunt
  10. (figuratively) to shunt (i.e. move aside)
  11. (reflexive) to deviate, to detour, to turn aside, to depart
  12. (reflexive) to turn off, to veer (e.g. to take an exit)
  13. (reflexive) to branch off, to fork off (e.g. a road or highway)
  14. (reflexive) to swerve, to go off course
  15. (reflexive) to get sidetracked

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  • Rule: stressed í in certain conjugations; monosyllabic forms do not have a written accent in certain conjugations.

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