diversify

Diversify means to vary in type. It's often used to discuss risk in financial activities. You might diversify your investments by spreading your wealth among different types of stocks.

You may have noticed that diversify looks like the word diverse, an adjective that describes showing variety and difference. If you want to diversify your interests, that means you want to mix it up and do more than just play Dungeons and Dragons all the time — you might become active in sports, theater, and the math club. Diversify can also describe expanding into new areas. A company might diversify by sending its sales force into Asia and Latin America.

Definitions of diversify
1

v vary in order to spread risk or to expand

“The company diversified
Synonyms:
branch out, broaden
Antonyms:
narrow, narrow down, specialise, specialize
become more focus on an area of activity or field of study
Type of:
alter, change, vary
become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

v make (more) diverse

diversify a course of study”
Types:
motley, variegate, vary
make something more diverse and varied
checker, chequer
variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v spread into new habitats and produce variety or variegate

“The plants on this island diversified
Synonyms:
radiate
Type of:
alter, change, vary
become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence

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