Synonyms for Diverted:

adj.

deflected (adjective)
Preempted, reclassified, rechanneled, taken away, Averted, taken over, changed, redirected, Sidetracked, used, turned into other channels, wrested away, entertained, turned aside, made use of, appropriated to other uses, rebudgeted, adopted, amused.

n.

diverted (noun)
amused, entertained, pleased.

v.

amused (verb)
distracted, Lightened, charmed, enthralled, beguiled, stimulated, relaxed, refreshed, delighted, amused, pleased, entertained.
refreshed (verb)
Rejuvenated, invigorated, Recuperated, resuscitated, recovered, reinvigorated, Freshened, recouped, Rallied, restored, exhilarated, renewed, enlivened, recharged.

Other synonyms:

altered
changed.
Other relevant words:
Sidetracked, changed.

Usage examples for diverted

  1. It diverted the energy of the white South slavery to the recovery of political power, and in this interval, small as it was, the Negro took his first steps toward economic freedom. – The Negro by W.E.B. Du Bois
  2. The honest, industrious and able men of every community, therefore, applied themselves strictly to business and would not be diverted from it by any considerations of duty or of patriotism. – A Sketch of the Causes, Operations and Results of the San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1856 by Stephen Palfrey Webb