Translation of "divert" - English-Spanish dictionary

divert

verb uk /daɪˈvɜːt/

to cause something or someone to change direction

desviar
Traffic will be diverted through the side streets while the main road is resurfaced.
Our flight had to be diverted to Newark because of the storm.

to use something for a different purpose

desviar
Should more funds/money/resources be diverted from roads into railways?

formal to entertain someone

divertir
It’s a great game for diverting restless kids on long car rides .

(Translation of “divert” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

divert

verb /daiˈvəːt/

to cause to turn aside or change direction

desviar
Traffic had to be diverted because of the accident.

to amuse or entertain.

divertir

(Translation of “divert” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)