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Wordnet 3.0


1. many and different;
- Example: "tourist offices of divers nationalities"
- Example: "a person of diverse talents"
[syn: divers(a), diverse]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Divers \Di"vers\, a. [F. divers, L. diversus turned in different directions, different, p. p. of divertere. See Divert, and cf. Diverse.] 1. Different in kind or species; diverse. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Every sect of them hath a divers posture. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with divers seeds. --Deut. xxii. 9. [1913 Webster] 2. Several; sundry; various; more than one, but not a great number; as, divers philosophers. Also used substantively or pronominally. [1913 Webster] Divers of Antonio's creditors. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: Divers is now limited to the plural; as, divers ways (not divers way). Besides plurality it ordinarily implies variety of kind. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

divers adj 1: many and different; "tourist offices of divers nationalities"; "a person of diverse talents" [syn: divers(a), diverse]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

63 Moby Thesaurus words for "divers": assorted, at odds, at variance, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, departing, deviating, deviative, different, differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disparate, dissimilar, dissonant, distinct, distinguished, divergent, diverging, diverse, diversified, heterogeneous, in disagreement, inaccordant, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, inharmonious, irreconcilable, manifold, many, many and various, miscellaneous, motley, multifarious, numerous, of all sorts, poles apart, poles asunder, separate, separated, several, some, sundry, unconformable, unequal, unlike, upwards of, variant, varied, variegated, various, varying, widely apart, worlds apart