diverge - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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present tense
present participlediverging
past tensediverged
past participlediverged
  1. 1
    to start to go in separate directions

    The two roads diverge at the entrance to the woods.

  2. 2
    to develop and become different after being the same
    diverge from:

    Their views on foreign policy diverge consistently from ours.