Diversified
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. [1913 Webster]

Separated and diversified on from another. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

Its seven colors, that diversify all the face of nature. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


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  • diversified — UK US /daɪˈvɜːsɪfaɪd/ US  /dɪˈvɜrsɪfaɪd/ adjective ► COMMERCE, FINANCE including a range of different types of products, investments, etc. in order to reduce risk or increase the chances of success: »The organization needs to cover its operating… …   Financial and business terms

  • Diversified — Di*ver si*fied, a. Distinguished by various forms, or by a variety of aspects or objects; variegated; as, diversified scenery or landscape. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diversified — diversified; un·diversified; …   English syllables

  • diversified — index composite, dissimilar, divergent, diverse, heterogeneous, manifold, miscellaneous, multifarious …   Law dictionary

  • diversified — [də vʉr′sə fīd΄, dīvʉr′sə fīd΄] adj. varied …   English World dictionary

  • diversified — adjective having variety of character or form or components; or having increased variety (Freq. 3) a diversified musical program ranging from classical to modern diversified farming diversified manufacturing diversified scenery diversified… …   Useful english dictionary

  • diversified — /di verr seuh fuyd , duy /, adj. 1. distinguished by various forms or by a variety of objects: diversified activity. 2. distributed among or producing several types; varied: diversified investments. [1605 15; DIVERSIFY + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • diversified — di|ver|si|fied [ dı vɜrsı,faıd, daı vɜrsı,faıd ] adjective consisting of many different parts or people: The region possesses a highly diversified and skilled workforce …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • diversified — UK [daɪˈvɜː(r)sɪfaɪd] / US [dɪˈvɜrsɪˌfaɪd] / US [daɪˈvɜrsɪˌfaɪd] adjective consisting of many different parts or people a highly diversified and skilled workforce …   English dictionary

  • diversified — /daɪˈvɜsəfaɪd/ (say duy versuhfuyd), /də / (say duh ) adjective 1. distinguished by various forms, or by a variety of objects. 2. varied; distributed among several types: diversified investments …   Australian English dictionary

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