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