Definition of diverse in English:

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Pronunciation: /dəˈvərs/
Pronunciation: /dīˈvərs/


Showing a great deal of variety; very different: a culturally diverse population subjects as diverse as architecture, language teaching, and the physical sciences
More example sentences
  • Three sample areas are given to the above right, each of which is most diverse in a different way.
  • The country is ethnically diverse, indicated by its four language groups.
  • An increasing number of students are from racially/ethnically diverse backgrounds.
various, sundry, manifold, multiple;
varied, varying, miscellaneous, assorted, mixed, diversified, divergent, heterogeneous, a mixed bag of;
different, differing, distinct, unlike, dissimilar
literary divers, myriad



Example sentences
  • I've written quite diversely on anything that I'm interested in - and I'm interested in quite a lot of things.
  • It was not just an unimpeded sound, but a diversely focused one.
  • Its countryside is rated by some as being some of the most diversely scenic in the United Kingdom, yet do we care?


Middle English: variant of divers.

Words that rhyme with diverse

amerce, asperse, averse, biodiverse, burse, coerce, converse, curse, Erse, hearse, immerse, intersperse, nurse, perse, perverse, purse, reimburse, submerse, terce, terse, transverse, verse, worse

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Syllabification: di·verse

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