di·ver·si·fy /dəˈvɝsəˌfaɪ, daɪ-/
Di·ver·si·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Diversified p. pr. & vb. n. Diversifying.] To make diverse or various in form or quality; to give variety to; to variegate; to distinguish by numerous differences or aspects.
Separated and diversified on from another. --Locke.
Its seven colors, that diversify all the face of nature. --I. Taylor.
v 1: make (more) diverse; "diversify a course of study"
2: spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate;
"The plants on this island diversified" [syn: radiate]
3: vary in order to spread risk or to expand; "The company
diversified" [syn: branch out, broaden] [ant: specialize,