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diverge from (something)

To separate from something and travel in a different direction. Be careful to stay on the highway and not get onto one of the roads that diverge from it. The ranger warned us not to diverge from the paved trails.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

diverge from something

to move in a different direction from something. Her line of thinking diverged from generally accepted thought on this point. The driveway diverges from the main road beyond the fence, straight ahead.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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That length of the M8/A8 Edinburgh - Greenock Trunk Road), being the newly constructed westbound carriageway from where it diverges from the circulatory carriageway of Newhouse Roundabout to where it meets the circulatory carriageway of the Chapelhall Junction South Roundabout, a distance of 2.06km or thereby.
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Because domestication diverges from a standard model of evolution, he says, further experiments are necessary to add weight to Fondon and Garner's theory.
Paradoxically, this is also the point where he diverges from Adorno's well-worn conclusion about art's role in capitalist society, in works that literally careen between material instability and uncertainty.
The European study diverges from the North American in its genetic findings.
coli genome for DNA regions where G-C content diverges from the bacterium's norm.