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divert

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of DIVERT

2
to change the course or direction of (something) <the bike race was diverted around the construction zone>
3
to draw the attention or mind to something else <trying to divert the child with a toy while the doctor was giving her a shot>
Related Words amuse, beguile, entertain; stray, wander
Near Antonyms concentrate, focus

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