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English verb: diverge

1. diverge (motion) move or draw apart


SamplesThe two paths diverge here.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)branch, fork, furcate, ramify, separate


Antonymsconverge

2. diverge (stative) have no limits as a mathematical series


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)be


Domain categorymath, mathematics, maths


Antonymsconverge, converge, meet

3. diverge (stative) extend in a different direction


SamplesThe lines start to diverge here.
Their interests diverged.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Narrower (hyponym)bifurcate, divaricate


Antonymsconverge, meet

4. diverge (stative) be at variance with; be out of line with


Synonymsdepart, deviate, vary


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)differ


Narrower (hyponym)aberrate, aberrate, belie, contradict, negate


Antonymsconform









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