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divers Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun someone who works underwater
    frogman; underwater diver; diver.
  2. noun someone who dives (into water)
    plunger; diver.
  3. noun large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes
    loon; diver.
  4. adjective satellite many and different
    diverse.
    • tourist offices of divers nationalities
    • a person of diverse talents
WordNet

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

Webster 1913