move or draw apart
"The two paths diverge here"
have no limits as a mathematical series
extend in a different direction
"The lines start to diverge here"; "Their interests diverged"
deviate, vary, diverge, depart(verb)
be at variance with; be out of line with
go, alter, quit, variegate, motley, sidetrack, divert, take leave, go away, start out, take off, vary, change, part, start, set off, digress, depart, pull up stakes, straggle, set forth, leave, set out, deviate
Both stories start out the same way, but they diverge halfway through.
The sidewalk runs next to the street for a few miles, then diverges from it and turns north.
The software is pretty good, except for a few cases where its behavior diverges from user expectations.
The sequence \uE000152879 diverges to infinity: that is, it increases without bound.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
In some cases a thing is spoken of as bent where the parts make an angle; but oftener to bend is understood to be to draw to or through a curve; as, to bend a bow. To submit or yield is to bend the mind humbly to another's wishes. To incline or influence is to bend another's wishes toward our own; to persuade is to draw them quite over. To warp is to bend silently through the whole fiber, as a board in the sun. To crook is to bend irregularly, as a crooked stick. Deflect, deviate, and diverge are said of any turning away; deviate commonly of a slight and gradual movement, diverge of a more sharp and decided one. To bias is to cut across the texture, or incline to one side; in figurative use always with an unfavorable import. Mold is a stronger work than bend; we may bend by a superior force that which still resists the constraint; as, a bent bow; we mold something plastic entirely to some desired form.
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Two roads may diverge in a yellow wood, and I - I will choose neither one. Instead I'll create my own road to follow my own convictions and dreams. After all, any road is only a road - unless and until you make something of it. Just like that Life is full of choices, and yet Life is also what you make of it. Every learning and every wisdom that I will gain in my journey, will leave the leaves trodden black. And that's what will make the difference.
We will see export growth increasingly diverge between the U.S. and non-U.S. economies amid high volatility in headline numbers.
Accomplished leaders in a democracy never diverge from the rule of law, foundational values and traditions.
The United Kingdom intention to diverge requires a case-by-case discussion in each area. Equivalence and divergence are polar opposites, i am optimistic that over time, through cooperation and trust, we will build a stable and balanced relationship with our UK friends.
Truth is generally kindness, but where the two diverge and collide, kindness should override truth.
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