Definitions For Divert


  • Send on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one
  • Turn aside; turn away from
  • Withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions
  • Occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
  • To change the direction or use of (something)
  • To take (attention) away fromsomeone or something
  • To take the attention of (someone) away from something or someone

Is Divert a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Divert is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Divert in a Sentence

  • Police diverted traffic to a side street.
  • The stream was diverted toward the farmland.
  • They were charged with illegally diverting public funds for private use.

Synonyms for Divert

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