Definition of


  1. (adj, all) many and different
    a person of diverse talents

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Synonyms of Divers


Origin of the word Divers

  1. late 13c., "various," from O.Fr. divers "different, various, singular, odd, exceptional, wretched, treacherous, perverse," from L. diversus "turned different ways," in L.L. "various," pp. of divertere (see divert). Sense of "several, numerous" is recorded from c.1300, referring "originally and in form to the variety of objects; but, as variety implies numbe… more

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