diverted diverted  /daɪ ˈvɜr tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) pleasantly occupied

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Escorted by Air Force fighters, Flight 63 was diverted to Boston, where Reid was taken into custody.
  2. If, in the process, that diverted some savings that was otherwise serving to drive up the price apartments in Shanghai and it definitely did that was fine, too.
  3. Those movies, which in their Disney DVD versions have diverted many an American child, prove that Miyazaki is more than a giant brain hatching grand schemes.

News

  1. Flights To Denver Diverted By High Winds

    High winds have diverted 23 flights that were scheduled to land at Denver International Airport.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KKTV 11 Colorado Springs

  2. Winds cause 23 flights to be diverted from DIA

    High winds caused 23 flights to be diverted from Denver International Airport to surrounding locations, including Colorado Springs, Thursday night.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. United flight diverted to Phoenix for strange odor

    Authorities say a United Airlines flight from Houston to Los Angeles has been diverted to Phoenix after a strange odor was reported on board. Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration and Phoenix ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We will not be deterred, dissuaded or diverted from taking whatever measures are necessary to protect our security," Brown said. "When the main terrorist threat facing Britain emanates from Afghanistan and Pakistan; and when, although the...
    on Nov 6, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: Newser

  2. "We would have loved to have had the player, who appealed to us because of the special circumstances of where he's from and where we are. We diverted from our plan to try to get him," said Orioles president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail....
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Andy MacPhail Source: CNN

  3. "With the strong support of state and local law enforcement, I vetoed several similar pieces of legislation as Governor of Arizona, because they would have diverted critical law enforcement resources from the most serious threats to public safety...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Janet Napolitano Source: International Business Times

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