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"
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"
an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack
able to move freely in all directions; "an owl's versatile toe can move backward and forward"; "an insect's versatile antennae can move up and down or laterally"; "a versatile anther of a flower moves freely in the wind"
competent in many areas and able to turn with ease from one thing to another; "a versatile writer"
changeable or inconstant; "versatile moods"
having great diversity or variety; "his various achievements are impressive"; "his vast and versatile erudition"