Definition of Diversify

1. Verb. Make (more) diverse. "Diversify a course of study"

Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Specialized synonyms: Motley, Variegate, Vary
Derivative terms: Diversification, Diversification, Diversity



2. Verb. Spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate. "The plants on this island diversified"
Exact synonyms: Radiate
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Vary
Derivative terms: Diversification, Radiation

3. Verb. Vary in order to spread risk or to expand. "The company diversified"
Exact synonyms: Branch Out, Broaden
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Vary
Derivative terms: Diversification, Diversification, Diversity
Antonyms: Specialise, Specialize

Definition of Diversify

1. v. t. To make diverse or various in form or quality; to give variety to; to variegate; to distinguish by numerous differences or aspects.

Definition of Diversify

1. Verb. (transitive) To make diverse or various in form or quality; to give variety to; to variegate; to distinguish by numerous differences or aspects. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Diversify

1. [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

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Literary usage of Diversify

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1. Opportunity 2000: Creative Affirmative Action Strategies for a Changing (1988)
"Limit Oil Import Dependence and diversify Supply Sources Candidate goals to reflect a strategy of limiting oil import vulnerability are: 1) to limit overall ..."

2. The Old Colonial System, 1660-1754 by George Louis Beer (1913)
"... to restrict the tobacco output and to diversify Virginia's economic life โ€” Bacon's rebellion โ€” The causes of the social unrest โ€” Economic development of ..."

3. The American Colonies in the Seventeenth Century by Herbert Levi Osgood (1904)
"In connection also with the encouragement of emigration a strong effort was made to diversify the industry of Virginia. Of those who were sent out in 1619, ..."

4. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington, Jared Sparks (1835)
"It will diversify the scene, and may give you a higher relish for the gayeties of the court, when you return to Versailles. In these wishes, and in most ..."

5. Beyond Polarization: Emerging Strategies for Reconciling Community and the by Kirk Johnson (1993)
"diversify to Increase Economic and Ecological Stability Many rural communities have sought to diversify their economies, typically in response to a decline ..."

6. International Trade: A Study of the Economic Advantages of Commerce by Harry Gunnison Brown (1914)
"ยง7 The Argument that a Protective Policy should be Followed in Order to diversify Industry It is also sometimes argued that protection is of use to ..."

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