diversify diversify  /daɪ ˈvɜr sə ˌfaɪ/


  1. (v) make (more) diverse
  2. (v) spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate
  3. (v) vary in order to spread risk or to expand




  1. Although people told him to diversify, Henry Ford had developed tunnel vision.
  2. I nagged them to diversify their portfolio -- you know, buy a bushel basket of Krugerrands and bury them in the backyard, or maybe put a few million into a mutual fund.
  3. The deal was the second to diversify Rockefeller holdings since 1985, when the group issued a $1.


  1. Discover Is an 'Underappreciated Growth Story': Analyst

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Discover Financial Services has managed to diversify its lending during a period of slow credit card growth, which is just the right formula, according to Oppenheimer analyst Ben Chittenden. Chittenden on Wednesday initiated his firm's coverage of Discover with an "outperform" rating and a 12-18 month price target of $55.00. The target implies a potential gain of 16% over ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

  2. GM's Opel to build Corsa cars in Belarus for local market

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - General Motors will build a small number of its Opel Corsa hatchbacks in Belarus from next year as its European brand seeks to diversify outside its core market. Opel, known as Vauxhall in Britain, said on Thursday that parent GM signed a deal to assemble the subcompact car from semi-finished kits at the Minsk factory of British-Belarusian company Unison. Initial plans call ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. How to Diversify in a Volatile Stock Market

    How to Diversify in a Volatile Stock Market        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool


  1. "It is in our vital interest to diversify America's energy supply, and the way forward is through technology," Bush said.
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

  2. "Now is the time for the challenge to diversify exports from Kenya to Brazil and to stimulate Brazilian investments in Kenya. So that is why I came, followed by a Brazilian business delegation that are interested in establishing partnerships and...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Lula da Silva Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "We're getting a dynamic back who has the potential to diversify our running game," Ravens Coach Brian Billick said.
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Brian Billick Source: New York Times

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