# Definition of divergens

**1.** diverge [ v ] move or draw apart
__Examples:__
"The two paths diverge here"

__Used in print:__

(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)

There are more stems per item in Athabascan , which expresses the fact that the Athabascan languages have undergone somewhat more change in **diverging** from proto Athabascan than the Yokuts languages from proto Yokuts .

**Synonyms**diverge

**Related Terms**converge move branch divergence

**2.** diverge [ v ] have no limits; used of mathematical series

**Synonyms**diverge

**Related Terms**converge converge be mathematics

**3.** diverge [ v ] extend in a different direction
__Examples:__
"The lines start to diverge here"
"Their interests diverged"

**Synonyms**diverge

**Related Terms**converge divaricate bifurcate divergence

**4.** diverge [ v ] be at variance with; be out of line with

**Synonyms**vary depart deviate diverge

**Related Terms**conform differ contradict aberrate aberrate deviation variation discrepancy deviation mutant pervert deviation deviation

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