Part of speech:
To attract (the attention) away from its original focus; divert.
Digress is defined as to go off topic when speaking or writing.
A railroad siding
To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
To break in upon (a person) who is speaking, working, etc.; stop or hinder
Mislead is defined as to bring in the wrong direction or give the wrong idea.
The definition of a path is a trail, route, course or a line of movement.
Athletic sports performed on a track, as running, hurdling, etc.
To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
To deter is defined as to keep someone from completing an action by giving them fear or doubt.
To go around or avoid by using a detour; bypass
To turn aside from a course or way:
To turn or move aside or onto another course:
(Intransitive) To employ delaying tactics
To whip or beat with or as with a switch
a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
Depart is defined as to go away or leave.
To move or lag behind another or others:
Find another word for sidetrack. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sidetrack, like: distract, shut, digress, siding, turnout, divert, interrupt, mislead, path, track and (colloq.) switch off.