"diverts" in the verb sense
1. deviate, divert
turn aside turn away from
send on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one
3. amuse, divert, disport
occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
"The play amused the ladies"
4. divert, hive off
withdraw (money) and move into a different location, often secretly and with dishonest intentions
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