Simple Definition of diverge
: to split and move out in different directions from a single point
: to be or become different
Full Definition of diverge
Examples of diverge
A prism causes rays of light to diverge.
They were close friends in college, but after graduation, their lives diverged.
Origin of diverge
Medieval Latin divergere, from Latin dis- + vergere to incline — more at wrench
First Known Use: 1665
Synonym Discussion of diverge
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