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Another word for diverge

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Verb
  1. To separate into branches or branchlike parts

      1. To divide a part or parts of into smaller parts.
      2. To divide into a number of parts, especially to divide (land) into lots.
      3. (Intransitive) To divide divisions into smaller divisions
      1. To have complicating consequences or outgrowths:
      2. To divide into or cause to extend in branches or subordinate branchlike parts.
      3. To divide or spread out into branches or branchlike divisions
      1. To turn at or travel along a fork.
      2. To divide into two or more branches:
      3. To divide into branches; be bifurcated
      1. To cause (members of a parliament) to vote by separating into groups, as pro and con.
      2. To separate or become separated into parts, sections, groups, or branches.
      3. To branch out, as a river or a blood vessel.
      1. To put forth a branch or branches; spread by dividing.
      2. To enlarge the scope of one's interests, business, or activities:
      3. To come forth as a branch or subdivision; develop or diverge from:
      1. To separate into two parts or branches; fork.
    See also:

    part

  2. To be unlike or dissimilar

      1. To undergo change in any way; become different
      2. To have a range of different qualities or amounts:
      3. To deviate from a standard or expectation:
      1. To cause adverse effects:
      2. To differ in opinion; often, specif., to quarrel or dispute
      3. To fail to agree; be different; differ
      1. To be of opposite or unlike opinions; disagree
      2. To be dissimilar or unlike in nature, quality, amount, or form:
      3. To be of a different opinion; disagree:
    See also:

    same

  3. To turn away from a prescribed course of action or conduct

      1. To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
      2. (Obs.) To go astray; wander
      3. (Archaic) To stray.
      1. To turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
      2. (Nautical) To change the course of a ship by turning the stern to the wind while advancing to windward; wear ship.
      3. To turn
      1. To go out of a straight line; to deflect.
      2. To turn aside or cause to turn aside sharply or suddenly from a straight line, course, etc.
      3. To stray; to wander; to rove.
      1. To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
      2. To be directed without apparent purpose; look in an idle or casual manner:
      3. To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
      1. To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
      1. To turn aside from a course or way:
      2. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
      3. To cause to turn aside or differ.
      1. To set out; start
      2. To vary, as from a regular course; deviate:
      3. To go away; leave:
  4. To turn aside, especially from the main subject in writing or speaking

      1. To drift away from a subject, as in discussion; stray or roam in thought
      2. To roam through, in, or over without plan or destination
      3. To move or go about aimlessly, without plan or fixed destination; ramble; roam
      1. To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
      2. To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
      3. To move away from a group, deviate from a course, or escape from established limits:
      1. To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth:
      2. To roam about; esp., to walk or stroll about idly, without any special goal
      3. To roam through
      1. To ramble; digress.
      2. To wander or drift about.
      3. To wander about
      1. To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
      1. To cause to turn aside or differ.
      2. To turn aside from a course or way:
      3. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress

Another word for diverge

Verb
  1. To move in different directions from the same source

      1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) to diverge into two or more separate paths.
      1. To turn aside or be turned aside from a straight path or established pattern.
      2. To wander from any line prescribed, or from a rule or duty; to depart from what is established by law, duty, custom, or the like; to deviate.
      3. To turn aside or cause to turn aside sharply or suddenly from a straight line, course, etc.
      1. To withdraw or break away:
      2. To place in different groups; sort:
      3. To become divided into components or parts:
      1. To give forth or spread (happiness, love, etc.) as if from a center
      2. To extend in straight lines from or toward a center; diverge or converge like rays:
      3. To spread out in all directions from a center.
  2. To be or become different