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Definition of Divert


  1. To turn aside; to turn off from any course or intended application; to deflect; as, to divert a river from its channel; to divert commerce from its usual course.
  2. To turn away from any occupation, business, or study; to cause to have lively and agreeable sensations; to amuse; to entertain; as, children are diverted with sports; men are diverted with works of wit and humor.
  3. To turn aside; to digress.
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Divert Translations

divert in Dutch is afleiden, verstrooien
divert in French is distraire
divert in German is ableiten, umleiten, umleiten
divert in Latin is avoco
divert in Norwegian is avlede, omdirigere, adspre
divert in Spanish is apartar, desviar