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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Send on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one; Turn aside; Withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions.

Usage examples (32)
  • If we are serious in our desire for a judicial system that heals, we must find a way to divert our focus from punishing guilt to transforming intention.
  • Way to divert from the actual issue by bringing a different one up …
  • “Way to divert from the actual issue by bringing a different one up†¦”
  • Forge on and ignore those who would seek to divert from the truth. for more
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