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To lead or turn to a different direction
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“Keep it this way, and maybe I could divert all questions.”
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To entertain or amuse
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“I was diverted and entertained, but never truly absorbed.”
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To divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
“A moment of weakness is when you divert someone's attention and throw ground habanero into their soup!”
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To avoid, lessen, or guard against
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To arrange for something to belong to, or be officially controlled by, somebody else
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To persuade or convince someone not to do something
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To stop or obstruct someone or something in progress or motion
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Misdirect
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To deploy again
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To cause to feel less close or friendly
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To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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To (attempt to) prevent something from happening
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To change, or move, to an opposing or opposite side
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To speak or act in a deliberately vague way to gain more time to deal with something
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To escape or keep away from
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To use, empty or drain completely
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To engage in an activity for enjoyment and recreation
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(colloquial) To poke fun at or make fun of
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To fluctuate from one condition, form, level or state to another
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