Adjective "divers" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈdʌɪvəz/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Of varying types; several.
  1. 'Then you take them home and by divers evil arts turn them into lamp bases, photo frames and, oh, irony - bookends.'
  2. 'For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.'

Definitions

1. several; various; sundry: divers articles. pronoun

2. (used with a plural verb) an indefinite number more than one: He chose divers of them, who were asked to accompany him.

More examples(as adjective)

"others can be divers."

"umbilicalses can be divers."

"people can be divers."

"chambers can be divers."

"waters can be divers."

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Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin diversus ‘diverse’, from divertere ‘turn in separate ways’ (see divert).