verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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The group, Comice, wants to build a series of pump stations and treatment plants to divert water from further east, to a purification plant south of the city.Morning Report: Turning Border Sewage Into Local Water|Voice of San Diego|November 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
They aren’t diverting the big bucks from one of those bowls to a second upstart anytime soon.Cincinnati and BYU are making a case for the College Football Playoff. Is anyone listening?|John Feinstein|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Ware expertly scatters red herrings, so that even the most alert reader becomes diverted into false deductions and dead ends.
Northbound traffic is diverting off the interstate at exit 247.I-81 closed near Harrisonburg after truck strikes overpass|Dana Hedgpeth|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Postal leaders have mobilized extra resources, as mandated by multiple federal court orders, and diverted resources from non-election first-class mail processing to handle the influx of ballots.Swing state voters face major mail delays in returning ballots on time, USPS data shows|Jacob Bogage, Christopher Ingraham|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Producing one H-bomb would have diverted enough resources to produce 80 atomic warheads.
When they told flight attendants they had been to West Africa, alarm bells rang and the flight was diverted.
But as the battle raged near the edge of the runway all flights had to be diverted to other cities.Kabul Airport Attack Comes as Pakistani Fighters Join Afghan Taliban|Sami Yousafzai|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every piece of garbage that is diverted from a landfill is a penny saved.
When that garbage is diverted into a vat of energy-producing soup, it becomes a penny earned.
Charlie Hall was diverted back to the first of the Peter Neales.The Boy Grew Older|Heywood Broun
People were diverted at sight of this, inferring from the number of coffins the greatness of the spectacle.Quo Vadis|Henryk Sienkiewicz
It was on the tip of her tongue to ask him the reason for his distrait manner when her thoughts were diverted by his next remark.The Red Seal|Natalie Sumner Lincoln
The friends of Dujarier refused to be diverted from the trail of vengeance.Lola Montez|Edmund B. d'Auvergne
They diverted themselves in the palace of Odysseus by throwing the discus and javelin.