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di·ver·gent

 (dĭ-vûr′jənt, dī-)
adj.
1. Drawing apart from a common point; diverging.
2. Departing from convention.
3. Differing from another: a divergent opinion.
4. Mathematics Failing to approach a limit; not convergent.

di·ver′gent·ly adv.

divergent

(daɪˈvɜːdʒənt)
adj
1. diverging or causing divergence
2. (of opinions, interests, etc) different
3. (Mathematics) maths (of a series) having no limit; not convergent
4. (Botany) botany (of plant organs) farther apart at their tops than at their bases
diˈvergently adv
Usage: The use of divergent to mean different as in they hold widely divergent views is considered by some people to be incorrect

di•ver•gent

(dɪˈvɜr dʒənt, daɪ-)

adj.
1. diverging; differing; deviating.
2. pertaining to or causing divergence.
3. (of a mathematical expression) having no finite limits.
[1690–1700; < Medieval Latin]
di•ver′gent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.divergent - diverging from another or from a standard; "a divergent opinion"
different - unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"
2.divergent - tending to move apart in different directions
oblique - slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"
convergent - tending to come together from different directions

divergent

adjective different, conflicting, differing, disagreeing, diverse, separate, varying, variant, diverging, dissimilar, deviating two people who have divergent views

divergent

adjective
2. Not like another in nature, quality, amount, or form:
Translations
مُتَباعِد، مُتَبايِن، مُنْفَرِج
odlišný
divergerende
széttartó
mismunandi; fráviks-
odchylný

divergent

[daɪˈvɜːdʒənt] ADJdivergente

divergent

[daɪˈvɜːrənt] adj (= different) [views] → divergent(e)

divergent

adj viewsunterschiedlich, auseinandergehend; interestsunterschiedlich, voneinander abweichend; to take or follow divergent pathsunterschiedliche Wege gehen; to be divergent from somethingvon etw abweichen; divergent response (Psych) → divergente Reaktion

divergent

[daɪˈvɜːdʒnt] adjdivergente

diverge

(daiˈvəːdʒ) verb
1. to separate and go in different directions. The roads diverge three kilometres further on.
2. to differ (from someone or something else); to go away (from a standard). This is where our opinions diverge.
diˈvergence noun
diˈvergent adjective

di·ver·gent

a. divergente, movimiento en sentido opuesto;
___ reactorreactor de potencia ___.
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