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redirect

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distract

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Synonyms for divert

to change the direction or course of

to persuade (a person) not to do something

to occupy in an agreeable or pleasing way

Synonyms for divert

send on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one

occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion

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withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions

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A Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board spokeswoman said it had to divert patients because the hospital had experienced "signifi-cant pressure" in A&e.
These include setting escalation figures which must be met before hospitals can divert patients to other units.
BFI officials reportedly are willing to let Los Angeles divert less than 600 tons.
If the wholesaler diverts the product elsewhere, that may be a contract violation.
Piedmont currently diverts 64 percent, according to the report.
The federal deficit diverts billions of your tax dollars to interest payments.
The Court held that the taxpayer was required to include the bond interest in income, stating, "he, who owns or controls the source of the income, also controls the disposition of that which he could have received himself and diverts the payment from himself to others as the means of procuring the satisfaction of his wants.
Scientists have long known that Earth's magnetic field diverts part of the solar wind and its inherent energy.
Instead, EPA staff is to go back and reevaluate its programs to try to identify efforts that can be slowed down or suspended while the EPA diverts resources to the aftermath of the terrorist attacks.
It offers many advantages previously possible only with combinations of equipment: it feeds and diverts solids with a single mechanism; it has a greatly reduced height compared to a standard rotary valve and diverter; and its tapered rotor allows the rotor gap to be adjusted in the field.
Yet the DOT restructuring plan, which they would incorporate into FY '96 appropriations, diverts needed highway funds.
Conveyor lines may also contain start and stop gates and diverts.
527-5(a)(1) provides that if the sponsor of a political organization diverts exempt function income for its benefit, the amount diverted is gross income to the sponsor.
The diverts, or small berms, are designed to diminish erosion during the coming rainy months.