Definition of diversion (noun)
- 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"
- synonyms: recreation
- a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
- an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack
- synonyms: diversionary attack
Source: Princeton University Wordnet