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Divert
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Divert as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

16 November 2021
Last seen in: The Guardian Speedy

We found 39 answers for the crossword clue 'Divert', the most recent of which was seen in the The Guardian Speedy.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Divert a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Divert as an answer itself some 82 times.

Divert is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Guardian Speedy' on Sunday, 31 October 2021 with the answer being AMUSE, we also found AMUSE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; "The play amused the ladies"
  • 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

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

BIAS SURINDER SOBTI
A partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

FEND SURINDER SOBTI
Withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"

SWAY SURINDER SOBTI
Pitching dangerously to one side

WHIP SURINDER SOBTI
A quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object; "the whip raised a red welt"

5 Letters

ABUSE SURINDER SOBTI
Cruel or inhumane treatment; "the child showed signs of physical abuse"

AMUSE
Occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; "The play amused the ladies"

AVERT
Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

SHIFT
The act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election"

SHUNT
Implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body

SWING SURINDER SOBTI
Make a big sweeping gesture or movement

WHIRL SURINDER SOBTI
Confused movement; "he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits"

6 Letters

ABSORB SURINDER SOBTI
Cause to become one with; "The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"

BEFOUL SURINDER SOBTI
Spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"

DAMPEN SURINDER SOBTI
Check; keep in check (a fire)

DERAIL Les
Cause to run off the tracks; "they had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste"

DOGLEG SURINDER SOBTI
A golf hole with a sharp angle in the fairway

SWITCH
The act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election"

7 Letters

BEGUILE SURINDER SOBTI
Attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts"

DEFLECT
Impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball); "block an attack"

DETRACT
Take away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character"

DEVIATE
A person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior

DISPORT
Occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; "The play amused the ladies"

ENLIVEN SURINDER SOBTI
Make lively; "let's liven up this room a bit"

HIVEOFF
Remove from a group and make separate; "The unit was hived off from its parent company"

REROUTE

8 Letters

ABSTRACT SURINDER SOBTI
A concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"

DISTRACT
Draw someone's attention away from something; "The thief distracted the bystanders"; "He deflected his competitors"

REDIRECT
Channel into a new direction; "redirect your attention to the danger from the fundamentalists"

RELOCATE SURINDER SOBTI
Move or establish in a new location; "We had to relocate the office because the rent was too high"

TURNFROM SURINDER SOBTI

WEANFROM SURINDER SOBTI

9 Letters

DISENGAGE SURINDER SOBTI
Free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor"

MISDIRECT
Lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions; "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver"

SIDETRACK
A short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass

11 Letters

DISINTEREST SURINDER SOBTI
Tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement

13 Letters

DIVERTTHEMIND SURINDER SOBTI

MALADMINISTER SURINDER SOBTI

14 Letters

MISAPPROPRIATE SURINDER SOBTI
Appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use; "The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family"

16 Letters

DETRACTATTENTION SURINDER SOBTI

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