di·verge /dəˈvɝʤ, daɪ-/
di·verge /-ˈvɝʤ/ 動詞
Di·verge v. i. [imp. & p. p. Diverged p. pr. & vb. n. Diverging.]
1. To extend from a common point in different directions; to tend from one point and recede from each other; to tend to spread apart; to turn aside or deviate (as from a given direction); -- opposed to converge; as, rays of light diverge as they proceed from the sun.
2. To differ from a typical form; to vary from a normal condition; to dissent from a creed or position generally held or taken.
v 1: move or draw apart; "The two paths diverge here" [ant: converge]
2: have no limits as a mathematical series [ant: converge, converge]
3: extend in a different direction; "The lines start to diverge
here"; "Their interests diverged" [ant: converge]
4: be at variance with; be out of line with [syn: deviate, vary,
depart] [ant: conform]