Definition of diversify:
- change (part of speech: verb)
- vary (part of speech: verb)
- contrast (part of speech: verb)
- "Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I", Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon.
I agreed entirely with him, as I looked first on Salisbury Plain, without one gleam to diversify its gloomy extent, and then on Mrs. Swift's unmeaning face, the stern rigidity of which never relaxed into a smile, and contrasted it with the cheerful light of dear Mrs. Hatton's radiant, though certainly not beautiful features.- "Ellen Middleton--A Tale", Georgiana Fullerton.
The success of Harvey's attempt to stabilize and diversify agricultural production is confirmed in the account of Captain Thomas Young of his voyage to Virginia and Delaware Bay in 1634. Sailing up the James River he noticed that " the cuntry aboundeth with very great plentie of milk, cheese, butter and corne, which latter almost every planter in the country hath."- "Virginia Under Charles I And Cromwell, 1625-1660", Wilcomb E. Washburn.