Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Diverse (Page: 437)

Di"verse (?; 277), a. [The same word as divers. See Divers.]

1. Different; unlike; dissimilar; distinct; separate.

The word . . . is used in a sense very diverse from its original import. J. Edwards.
Our roads are diverse: farewell, love! said she. R. Browning.

2. Capable of various forms; multiform.

Eloquence is a great and diverse thing. B. Jonson.

Diverse (Page: 437)

Di*verse" (?), adv. In different directions; diversely. [438]


Diverse (Page: 438)

Di*verse" (?), v. i. To turn aside. [Obs.]

The redcross knight diverst, but forth rode Britomart. Spenser.