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Verb: divert  dI'vurt or di'vurt
  1. Turn aside; turn away from
    - deviate
     
  2. Send on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one
     
  3. Occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    "The play diverted the ladies";
    - amuse, disport
     
  4. Withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions
    - hive off

Derived forms: diverts, diverting, diverted

Type of: direct, draw, draw off, entertain, send, take out, turn, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Divert