divertir

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin dīvertere (to turn away; to separate).

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divertir (first-person singular present diverteixo, past participle divertit)

  1. to amuse, entertain
    Synonyms: distreure, entretenir
  2. to distract
  3. (reflexive) to enjoy oneself

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French[edit]

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divertir

  1. to amuse; to entertain
  2. to distract

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This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dīvertere, from dīvertō (I divert).

Verb[edit]

divertir (first-person singular present divirto, first-person singular preterite divertín, past participle divertido)

  1. to distract (divert the attention of)
    Synonym: distraer
  2. to entertain, amuse
    Synonyms: alegrar, entreter

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dīvertere, from dīvertō (I divert).

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divertir (first-person singular present indicative divirto, past participle divertido)

  1. to distract (divert the attention of)
    Synonym: distrair
  2. to entertain, amuse
    Synonyms: alegrar, entreter
  3. to dissuade (convince not to try or do)
    Synonym: dissuadir

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin divertere (to turn away; to separate). Compare English divert.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dibeɾˈtiɾ/, [d̪i.β̞eɾˈt̪iɾ]

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divertir (first-person singular present divierto, first-person singular preterite divertí, past participle divertido)

  1. (transitive) to entertain
    Synonym: entretener
  2. (reflexive) to amuse oneself, have fun
    ¡Diviértanse!Have a good time!
  3. (transitive, dated) to distract
    Synonym: distraer
  4. (transitive, dated) to divert
    Synonym: desviar

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