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di·var·i·cate

 (dī-văr′ĭ-kāt′, dĭ-)
intr.v. di·var·i·cat·ed, di·var·i·cat·ing, di·var·i·cates
To diverge at a wide angle; spread apart.
adj. (dī-văr′ə-kĭt, -kāt′, dĭ-)
1. Biology Branching or spreading widely from a point or axis, as the branches of a tree or shrub; diverging.
2. Relating to a separation of two bones normally adjacent or attached but not located in a joint; distatic.

[Latin dīvāricāre, dīvāricāt- : dī, dis-, dis- + vāricāre, to straddle (from vārus, bent).]

di·var′i·cate′ly adv.

divaricate

vb
(Botany) (intr) (esp of branches) to diverge at a wide angle
adj
branching widely; forked
[C17: from Latin dīvāricāre to stretch apart, from di-2 + vāricāre to stand astride]
diˈvaricately adv
diˈvariˌcatingly adv
diˌvariˈcation n

di•var•i•cate

(v. daɪˈvær ɪˌkeɪt, dɪ-; adj. -kɪt, -ˌkeɪt)

v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
adj. v.i.
1. to spread apart; branch; diverge.
adj.
2. spread apart; widely divergent.
[1615–25; < Latin dīvāricātus, past participle of dīvāricāre to cause to straddle =dī- di-2 + vāricāre to straddle; see prevaricate]
di•var′i•cat`ing•ly, adv.
di•var`i•ca′tion, n.
di•var′i•ca`tor, n.

divaricate


Past participle: divaricated
Gerund: divaricating

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.divaricate - branch off; "The road divaricates here"
diverge - extend in a different direction; "The lines start to diverge here"; "Their interests diverged"
2.divaricate - spread apart; "divaricate one's fingers"
spread, unfold, open, spread out - spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
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