What is another word for divert?

479 synonyms found


[ da͡ɪvˈɜːt], [ da‍ɪvˈɜːt], [ d_aɪ_v_ˈɜː_t]

Synonyms for Divert:

amuse (verb) dissuade (verb) refresh (verb) amuse avoid deflect eastern poison oak Other synonyms: occupy
  • hold attention.
steal waste

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Rhymes for Divert:

  1. pervert, inert, evert, skirt, blurt, girt, burt, subvert, hurt, flirt, unhurt, overt, shirt, invert, pert, curt, insert, dirt, exert, turret, squirt, revert, spurt, dessert;
  2. avert, desert, concert, alert, assert, convert, advert;
  3. reassert, disconcert;

Quotes for Divert:

  1. Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving what is left of the old. Winston Churchill.
  2. No state, furthermore, unless it has aggressive military designs such as those which consumed Nazi leaders in the thirties, is likely to divert to defense any more of its resources and wealth and energy than seems necessary. Lester B. Pearson.
  3. But the central point is that any campaign against Iraq, whatever the strategy, cost and risks, is certain to divert us for some indefinite period from our war on terrorism. Brent Scowcroft.

Idioms of Divert:

  1. divert sm or sth from sm or sth;