副词:divertingly 名词:diverter 动词过去式:diverted 过去分词:diverted 现在分词:diverting 第三人称单数:diverts
1 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb/sth (from sth) (to sth) turn sb/sth from one course to another 转移某人的注意力; 使某事物转向
*divert traffic (from one road to another) 使车辆绕道行驶
* divert a ship (from its course) 使船只转变航向
* divert sb's attention, thoughts, energies, etc 将某人的注意力、思想、精力等转移到别处.
2 [Tn] entertain or amuse (sb) 使（某人）得到消遣或娱乐
*Children are easily diverted. 孩子们有娱乐就很高兴.
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Old French;Origin: divertir, from Latin divertere, from vertere 'to turn']
to change the use of something such as time or money
divert sth into/to/(away) from etc sth
The company should divert more resources into research.
Officials diverted revenue from arms sales to the rebels.
to change the direction in which something travels
divert a river/footpath/road etc
Canals divert water from the Truckee River into the lake.
The high street is closed and traffic is being diverted .
if you divert your telephone calls, you arrange for them to go directly to another number, for example because you are not able to answer them yourself for some time
Remember to divert your phone when you are out of the office.
to deliberately take someone's attention from something by making them think about or notice other things
divert (sb's) attention (away from sb/sth)
The crime crackdown is an attempt to divert attention from social problems.
He'd been trying to divert suspicion away from himself.
formal to amuse or entertain someone
1. They are planning to divert the river to supply water somewhere else. 他们正计划着使这河流转向，以便别处能得到水的供给。