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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·vert v. t. [imp. & p. p. Diverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Diverting.]
 1. To turn aside; to turn off from any course or intended application; to deflect; as, to divert a river from its channel; to divert commerce from its usual course.
    That crude apple that diverted Eve.   --Milton.
 2. To turn away from any occupation, business, or study; to cause to have lively and agreeable sensations; to amuse; to entertain; as, children are diverted with sports; men are diverted with works of wit and humor.
    We are amused by a tale, diverted by a comedy.   --C. J. Smith.
 Syn: -- To please; gratify; amuse; entertain; exhilarate; delight; recreate. See Amuse.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·vert·ing a. Amusing; entertaining. -- Di*vert*ing*ly, adv. -- Di*vert*ing*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining; "an amusing
            speaker"; "a diverting story"; "a fun thing to do"
            [syn: amusing, amusive, fun(a)]