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divers

See also: divèrs

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Etymology 1Edit

See diver

NounEdit

divers

  1. plural form of diver

Etymology 2Edit

See diverse

AdjectiveEdit

divers (comparative more divers, superlative most divers)

  1. Obsolete spelling of diverse, in the sense of various or assorted.
    • 1551, James A.H. Murray editor, A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles: Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society.[1], volume 1, Oxford: Clarendon Press, published 1888, Part 1, page 217:
      Also the rule of false position, with dyuers examples not onely vulgar, but some appertaynyng to the rule of Algeber.
    • 1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version), Matthew 4:24:
      And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatic, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them.
    • 1919, P. G. Wodehouse, My Man Jeeves:
      Shortly after this I had to go out of town. Divers sound sportsmen had invited me to pay visits to their country places, and it wasn't for several months that I settled down in the city again.

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AdjectiveEdit

divers m (feminine diversa, masculine plural diversos, feminine plural diverses)

  1. diverse
  2. (in the plural) several

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divers (comparative diverser, superlative meest divers or diverst)

  1. diverse
  2. (in the plural) several

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin diversus.

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divers m (feminine diverse, masculine plural divers, feminine plural diverses)

  1. various; varying

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GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

divers (comparative diverser, superlative am diversesten)

  1. various, diverse, miscellaneous

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