English-Norwegian translation of diversion

Translation of the word diversion from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

diversion in Norwegian

attentionnoun avledende [n]
  militarynoun diversjon [u], skinnmanøver [u]
  entertainmentnoun underholdning [u], fornøyelse [n]
  pastimenoun tidsfordriv [n], fritidsaktivitet [u], avkobling [u]
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Definitions of diversion
1. diversion - an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "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"
  activity any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
  antic, prank, put-on, joke, caper, trick a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
  bathing immersing the body in water or sunshine
  festivity, celebration any joyous diversion
  dancing, terpsichore, dance, saltation taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
  entertainment, amusement an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
  escapade, lark any carefree episode
  escapism, escape the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
  eurhythmics, eurhythmy, eurythmics, eurythmy the interpretation in harmonious bodily movements of the rhythm of musical compositions; used to teach musical understanding
  merriment, playfulness, fun a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement; "her playfulness surprised me"; "he was fun to be with"
  gambling, gaming, play the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"
  game an amusement or pastime; "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"
  jest, jocularity, joke activity characterized by good humor
  night life, nightlife the activity of people seeking nighttime diversion (as at the theater, a nightclub, etc.); "a futile search for intelligent nightlife"; "in the summer the nightlife shifts to the dance clubs"
  pastime, pursuit, interest a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"
  child's play, play the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully
  frolic, gambol, romp, caper, play a playful leap or hop
  athletics, sport participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity
2. diversion - a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal"
  deviation, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation
  turning, turn act of changing in practice or custom; "the law took many turnings over the years"
  red herring any diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue
3. diversion - an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack
  onrush, onset, onslaught, attack a forceful forward rush or flow; "from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed"; "the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts"
  diversionary landing an amphibious diversionary attack
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