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Synonyms for diversion

Synonyms for (noun) diversion

Synonyms: divagation, diversion, deviation, digression, deflection, deflexion Definition: a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern) Usage: a diversion from the main highway; a digression into irrelevant details; a deflection from his goal

Similar words: turn, turning Definition: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course Usage: he took a turn to the right

Synonyms: diversion, recreation Definition: an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates Usage: scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists; for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles; drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation

Similar words: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: diversion, diversionary attack Definition: an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack

Similar words: onrush, onset, onslaught, attack Definition: (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons) Usage: the attack began at dawn