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divergent at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

239 Moby Thesaurus words for "divergent":
aberrant, abnormal, altered, amorphous, anomalistic, anomalous,
antagonistic, antipathetic, antithetical, apart, assorted, asunder,
at cross-purposes, at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, at war,
atypical, backhand, backhanded, better, bipartite, capricious,
centrifugal, changeable, changed, changing, choppy, circuitous,
clashing, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, contrasted,
contrasting, converted, counter, crank, crankish, cranky, cross,
crotchety, deflectional, degenerate, delta-shaped, deltalike,
deltoid, departing, deviant, deviating, deviative, deviatory,
devious, dichotomous, different, differentiated, differing,
digressive, disaccordant, disagreeable, disagreeing, discontinuous,
discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disharmonious,
disjoined, disorderly, disparate, disproportionate, dissident,
dissimilar, dissonant, distant, distinct, distinguished,
divagational, divaricate, divaricating, diverging, divers, diverse,
diversified, diversiform, dotty, eccentric, erose, erratic,
exceptional, excursive, fan-shaped, fanlike, fey, flaky, formless,
freakish, funny, grating, hardly like, heteroclite, heterogeneous,
heteromorphic, hostile, idiocratic, idiosyncratic, immiscible,
improved, impulsive, in disagreement, in two, inaccordant,
incoherent, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant,
inconstant, indirect, inharmonious, insular, irreconcilable,
irregular, jagged, jangling, jarring, jerky, kinky, kooky,
left-handed, maggoty, many, mercurial, metamorphosed, metastasized,
modified, motley, multifarious, mutable, mutant, negative,
noncohesive, nonconformist, nonstandard, nonuniform, nutty,
oblique, odd, oddball, off, off-key, offbeat, opposite, out,
out of accord, out of whack, palmate, palmated, partitioned,
peculiar, pluralistic, poles apart, poles asunder, qualified,
queer, quirky, ragged, rebuilt, reformed, renewed, repugnant,
revived, revolutionary, rough, scarcely like, screwball, screwy,
separate, separated, several, shapeless, side, sidelong, singular,
sinister, sinistral, spasmodic, splayed, sporadic, strange, stray,
straying, subnormal, subversive, transformed, translated,
transmuted, twisted, unalike, unassociated, unattached, unattended,
unconformable, uncongenial, unconnected, unconventional, unequable,
unequal, uneven, unharmonious, unidentical, unjoined, unlike,
unmatched, unmitigated, unnatural, unorthodox, unregular,
unresembling, unsame, unsimilar, unstable, unsteady, unsystematic,
ununiform, variable, variant, varied, variegated, variform,
various, varying, wacky, wandering, wavering, whimsical,
widely apart, worlds apart, worse

divergent at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Dissimilarity): dissimilar, unlike, disparate, varied, divergent, of a different kind, unmatched, unique, new, novel, unprecedented, original, nothing of the kind, no such thing, quite another thing, far from it, like night and day.

[ADJ] (Disagreement): {Quarrelsome}: disagreeing, discordant, at variance, at war, hostile, antagonistic, repugnant, incompatible, irreconcilable, inconsistent with, exceptional, intrusive, incongruous, disproportionate, inharmonious, inconsonant, divergent, repugnant to.

[ADJ] (Divergence): diverging, divergent, radiant, centrifugal, aberrant.

Divergent at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Divergent \Di*ver"gent\, a. [Cf. F. divergent. See {Diverge}.]
1. Receding farther and farther from each other, as lines
radiating from one point; deviating gradually from a given
direction; -- opposed to {convergent}.

2. (Optics) Causing divergence of rays; as, a divergent lens.

3. Fig.: Disagreeing from something given; differing; as, a
divergent statement.

{Divergent series}. (Math.) See {Diverging series}, under

divergent at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: diverging from another or from a standard; "a divergent
2: tending to move apart in different directions [syn: {diverging}]
[ant: {convergent}]

divergent at English (WD) Of Explained:



Latin dis-, "apart", and vergere, "to turn", plus the adjectival suffix -ent.


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /daɪˈvɜː(ɹ)dʒənt/


Inter: head » en|adjective
  • Growing further apart; diverging.
    1. 1995, Paul Kussmaul, Training The Translator, John Benjamins Publishing Co, p. 47:
    2. : Divergent thinking and transformations are, of course, no novel phenomena. They have always occurred in the translation process, but perhaps we have not been fully aware of them, or have not been able to categorise them with sufficient precision until now.
    3. Inter: mathematic » s Describing a series which does not converge, i.e., approach a limit.

      Related terms

      * diverge

  • converge


    Inter: trans-top » growing further apart; diverging
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|отклоняващ се
  • Finnish: erilleen menevä, erkaantuva

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|széthúzó

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » series which doesn't converge
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|разходящ
    • Finnish: hajaantuva
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|განშლადი|sc=Geor
    • Greek: Inter: t- » el|αποκλίνουσα|f|s (σειρά)

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|divergens
  • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|rozbieżny|m
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|divergent

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


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    * Inter: IPA » lang=fr|/di.vɛʁʒ/


    Inter: fr-verb-for » m
  • Inter: conjugation of » diverger||3|p|pres|ind|lang=fr
    1. Inter: conjugation of » diverger||3|p|pres|sub|lang=fr



    Inter: la-verb-form » divergent
  • Inter: conjugation of » divergeo|divergeō|3|p|pres|act|ind|lang=la

  • Swedish


    Inter: head » sv|adjective
  • divergent


    Inter: sv-adj-abs » 2=divergent


    * konvergent

  • Category: Category:sv:Mathematics -
    Translation: ar » divergent
    Translation: de » divergent
    Translation: et » divergent
    Translation: el » divergent
    Translation: fr » divergent
    Translation: ko » divergent
    Translation: io » divergent
    Translation: mg » divergent
    Translation: ml » divergent
    Translation: my » divergent
    Translation: nl » divergent
    Translation: no » divergent
    Translation: pl » divergent
    Translation: ru » divergent
    Translation: fi » divergent
    Translation: sv » divergent
    Translation: ta » divergent
    Translation: te » divergent
    Translation: vi » divergent
    Translation: zh » divergent