diversify vs radiate what difference

what is difference between diversify and radiate

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French diversifier.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /daɪˈvɜː.sɪ.faɪ/, /dɪˈvɜː.sɪ.faɪ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /daɪˈvɝ.sə.faɪ/, /dɪˈvɝ.sə.faɪ/

Verb

diversify (third-person singular simple present diversifies, present participle diversifying, simple past and past participle diversified)

  1. (transitive) To make diverse or various in form or quality; to give variety to distinguish by numerous differences or aspects.
    Synonyms: variegate; see also Thesaurus:diversify

Translations

References

  • diversify in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • diversify in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin radiatus, past participle of radiare (to radiate, furnish with spokes, give out rays, radiate, shine), from radius (a spoke, ray).

Pronunciation

  • (verb) IPA(key): /ˈɹeɪdieɪt/
  • (adjective) IPA(key): /ˈɹeɪdieɪt/, /ˈɹeɪdi.ət/

Verb

radiate (third-person singular simple present radiates, present participle radiating, simple past and past participle radiated)

  1. To extend, send or spread out from a center like radii.
    • 1994, Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, Parliamentary Debates
      Oban is not a terminus; its routes radiate by sea, rail and road.
  2. (transitive) To emit rays or waves.
    The stove radiates heat.
  3. (intransitive) To come out or proceed in rays or waves.
    The heat radiates from a stove.
    • 1706, John Locke, Elements of Natural Philosophy
      Light radiates from luminous bodies directly to our eyes.
  4. (transitive) To illuminate.
  5. To expose to ionizing radiation, such as by radiography.
  6. (transitive) To manifest oneself in a glowing manner.
  7. (ecology, intransitive) to spread into new habitats, migrate.

Synonyms

  • (to expose to radiation): irradiate

Derived terms

  • radiator

Related terms

  • radiation

Translations

Adjective

radiate (comparative more radiate, superlative most radiate)

  1. Radiating from a center; having rays or parts diverging from a center; radiated.
    a radiate crystal
  2. Surrounded by rays, such as the head of a saint in a religious picture.
  3. (botany) Having parts radiating from the center, like the petals in many flowers.
  4. (botany) Consisting of a disc in which the florets are tubular.
  5. (biology) Having radial symmetry, like a seastar.
  6. (zoology) Belonging to the Radiata.

Translations

Noun

radiate (plural radiates)

  1. (zoology) One of the Radiata.

Related terms

  • radial
  • radiation
  • radio
  • radius
  • ray

Further reading

  • radiate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • radiate in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • radiate at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • airdate, ardaite, idea art, tiaraed

Esperanto

Adverb

radiate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of radii

Italian

Verb

radiate

  1. second-person plural present subjunctive of radere
  2. inflection of radiare:
    1. second-person plural present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person plural imperative
  3. feminine plural of radiato

Anagrams

  • aderita, adirate, ardiate, datarie, daterai

Latin

Verb

radiāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of radiō

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