动词过去式:diverged 过去分词:diverged 现在分词:diverging 第三人称单数:diverges
1 [I, Ipr] ~ (from sth)
(a) (of lines, roads, etc) separate and go in different directions, becoming further apart （指线条、道路等）分叉, 岔开
*The M6 diverges from the M1 just north of Rugby. 6号高速公路与1号高速公路在拉格比市以北处岔开.
* (fig 比喻) Until their paths diverged Lennon and McCartney wrote many hits together. 伦农和麦卡特尼在分道扬镳之前一同写过许多成功之作. =>illus at converge 见converge之插图.
(b) (fml 文) (of opinions, etc) differ （指意见等）分歧
*Our views diverged so greatly that it was impossible to agree. 我们的观点存在着严重的分歧, 绝无调和余地.
2 [Ipr] ~ from sth turn away from (a plan, standard, etc) 偏离（计划、标准等）
*diverge from the truth, norm, usual procedure 不符合事实、规范、一般程序. Cf 参看 converge.
1600-1700; Language: Medieval Latin;Origin:
divergere, from Latin
vergere 'to lean'
if similar things diverge, they develop in different ways and so are no longer similar The two species diverged millions of years ago. Global growth rates are diverging markedly.
if opinions, interests etc diverge, they are different from each otherdiverge from Here Innocent's views diverged from Gregory's.
if two lines or paths diverge, they separate and go in different directions
≠ converge>divergencen [U and C] divergence between the US and Europe>divergentadj divergent views
1. Your opinion and mine diverge greatly. 你与我的观点大不相同。