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diversify


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diversify  \Di*ver"si*fy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Diversified};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Diversifying}.]  [F.  diversifier,  LL 
  diversificare  fr  L.  diversus  diverse  +  ficare  (in  comp.), 
  akin  to  facere  to  make  See  {Diverse}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diversify 
  v  1:  make  more  diverse;  "diversify  a  course  of  study" 
  2:  produce  variety  or  variegate;  "The  plants  on  this  island 
  diversified" 
  3:  vary  in  order  to  spread  risk  or  to  expand;  "The  company 
  diversified"  [syn:  {branch  out},  {broaden}]  [ant:  {specialize}] 




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