diverting diverting  /daɪ ˈvɜr tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Meanwhile, by diverting grain and oilseed crops from dinner plates to fuel tanks, biofuels are jacking up world food prices and endangering the hungry.
  2. Villagers accuse one another of secretly diverting its water, and the local watershed committee is neglecting to spend government funds on maintenance.

News

  1. 3 former Joplin residents face fraud charges

    Three former Joplin residents faces federal charges accusing them of diverting relief funds after the 2011 tornado.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WBIR-TV Knoxville

  2. Brooks Co Man Wants To Clear Name For UGA Theft Charges

    UGA Police accuse Johnny Whiddon of diverting more than $11,000 into his personal account.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WCTV Tallahassee

  3. The Fantasy Freak Show Podcast: Ball to the wall, Blanks and ‘Zona’s cracked Bell

    With many fanatics mired in a June swoon, the tedium of fantasy baseball is starting to lose its luster, diverting attention away to what lies ahead. Just weeks away to the sound of pads cracking and cleats clacking, the fantasy football season is closer than you think. On this week's info-taining program, we caught you [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Roto Arcade via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "I believe that, if he attended, President Mugabe would undermine the summit, diverting attention from the important issues that need to be resolved. In those circumstances, my attendance would not be appropriate," Brown said in an article in...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: Reuters South Africa

  2. Instead, "President Bush chose to invade Iraq, thereby diverting our military and intelligence resources away from the real war on terrorism," Rockefeller said. "Threats to the United States homeland are not emanating from Iraq. They are...
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Jay Rockefeller Source: Forbes

  3. The committee chairman, Keith Vaz, said: "We cannot have on one hand a world of alcohol promotions for profit that fuels surges of crime and disorder, and on the other the police diverting all their resources to cope with it."
    on Nov 10, 2008 By: Keith Vaz Source: guardian.co.uk

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