verb (used with object), di·ver·si·fied, di·ver·si·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), di·ver·si·fied, di·ver·si·fy·ing.
Origin of diversify
Examples from the Web for diversify
In their effort to diversify their revenue, they have capitalized on traditional practices to new advantage.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Republicans have failed to diversify their party in the year since proclaiming the urgency of a bigger tent.
Actors are constantly talking about their desire to diversify themselves and play different characters.How Jennifer Lawrence Took Over Hollywood. (It’s Not Just Because of Her Charm.)|Kevin Fallon|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This would enable the company to diversify and compensate for losses in Europe by reaching East Asian markets.New Concerns that Russia is Positioning Itself to Influence Israel's Natural Gas Policy|Allison Good|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I don't have the option to diversify by selling the options so diversifying means additional savings.
The experience of it tends to widen and diversify the thinking of men.A Rambler's lease|Bradford Torrey
Its dominion is still felt; but new forms are called up to diversify and augment my torments.Wieland; or The Transformation|Charles Brockden Brown
On the loftiest of the gentle hills which diversify the surface of the park is Greenwich Observatory.The World's Greatest Books, Vol IX.|Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
Huge boulders, brown grass growing in tufts, and low spine-covered bushes, diversify the surface.The Western World|W.H.G. Kingston
Your job is to figure out new businesses for us to diversify into.Makers|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for diversify
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
Word Origin for diversify
Word Origin and History for diversify
late 15c., from Old French diversifier (13c.) "to make diverse," from Medieval Latin diversificare, from Latin diversus (see diverse). Economic sense is from 1939. Related: Diversified; diversifying.