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Digress synonyms
dī-grĕs', dĭ-
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To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
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  1. To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
  2. To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
  3. To move away from a group, deviate from a course, or escape from established limits:
To cause (light rays, for example) to diverge; deflect.
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  1. To cause (light rays, for example) to diverge; deflect.
  2. To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ
  3. To go or move in different directions from a common point or from each other; branch off
To move or act in a dreamy, vague, aimless way
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  1. To move or act in a dreamy, vague, aimless way
  2. To speak in a disorganized or desultory manner; to babble or prattle.
  3. To move or act aimlessly or vaguely; wander.
To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray.
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  1. To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray.
  2. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
  3. To turn aside from a course or way:
To set out; start
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  1. To set out; start
  2. To vary, as from a regular course; deviate:
  3. To go away; leave:
To cause to turn aside or differ.
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  1. To cause to turn aside or differ.
  2. To turn aside from a course or way:
  3. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ
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  1. To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ
  2. To cause (light rays, for example) to diverge; deflect.
  3. To go or move in different directions from a common point or from each other; branch off
To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
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  1. To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
  2. To be directed without apparent purpose; look in an idle or casual manner:
  3. To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
To go out of a straight line; to deflect.
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  1. To go out of a straight line; to deflect.
  2. To turn aside or cause to turn aside sharply or suddenly from a straight line, course, etc.
  3. To stray; to wander; to rove.
(Nautical) To change the course of a ship by turning the stern to the wind while advancing to windward; wear ship.
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  1. (Nautical) To change the course of a ship by turning the stern to the wind while advancing to windward; wear ship.
  2. To turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
  3. To change sides; shift, as from one opinion or attitude to another
To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
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  1. To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
  2. (Obs.) To go astray; wander
  3. (Archaic) To stray.
To cause to turn aside or differ.
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  1. To cause to turn aside or differ.
  2. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
  3. To turn aside from a course or way:
To ramble; digress.
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  1. To ramble; digress.
  2. To wander or drift about.
  3. To wander about
To cause (light rays, for example) to diverge; deflect.
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  1. To cause (light rays, for example) to diverge; deflect.
  2. To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ
  3. To go or move in different directions from a common point or from each other; branch off
To roam about; esp., to walk or stroll about idly, without any special goal
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  1. To roam about; esp., to walk or stroll about idly, without any special goal
  2. To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth:
  3. To grow or spread in all directions, as a vine
To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
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  1. To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
  2. To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
  3. To move away from a group, deviate from a course, or escape from established limits:
To roam through, in, or over without plan or destination
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  1. To roam through, in, or over without plan or destination
  2. To drift away from a subject, as in discussion; stray or roam in thought
  3. To move or go about aimlessly, without plan or fixed destination; ramble; roam
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