Straying synonyms

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To diverge at a wide angle; spread apart.
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(Intransitive, figuratively) To wander from the path of duty or rectitude; to err.
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(Literally figuratively) Straying from the right way; deviating from morality or truth. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
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Characterized by aberration. [Mid 19th century.]
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Descriptive of an object or measurement that has deviated or been knocked, momentarily and sharply, from the more dominant, normal or expected course or trajectory to which it either has or is expected to return in the longer term.
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The definition of errant is straying from the normal course or not following guidelines or standards.
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State of being aberrant; a wandering from the right way; deviation from truth, rectitude. [Mid 17th century.]
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The condition of being aberrant; an aberrance. [Mid 17th cenntury.]
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(Zoology, botany) Atypical development or structure; deviation from the normal type; an aberrant organ. [Mid 19th century.]
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The difference between one number in a set and the mean of the set.
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Straying off from a course or way
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A becoming different in form or kind
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One who does not abide by rules.
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One who falls behind the rest.
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(Law) A piece of property found but claimed by nobody
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(Intransitive) To go off course from; to change course; to change plans.
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(Intransitive) To turn aside from the right path; to transgress; to offend.
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To stray from the subject; digress
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To fail to keep up a pace; straggle:
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To wander aimlessly or idly; ramble
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To escape or stretch beyond proper limits, as the branches of a plant; to spread widely apart; to shoot too far or widely in growth.
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To behave in a manner that does not conform to morality or norms:
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To wander about
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(Intransitive) To step or turn aside; to deviate; to swerve; especially, to turn aside from the main subject of attention, or course of argument, in writing or speaking.
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(West) To range far afield in a drove, as in seeking pasture or escaping a storm
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To rove over or through.
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(Intransitive) To roam, or wander about at random, especially over a wide area.
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To move about aimlessly, or on a winding course
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(Nautical) To veer to leeward from a former course; fall off.
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To range or wander over.
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To traverse on foot:
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(Slang) To be under the influence of MDMA (a psychedelic stimulant, also known as ecstasy).
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(Obs.) To go astray; wander
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Depart is defined as to go away or leave.
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To deviate from a purpose, behavior, or previous pattern:
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To turn aside or deviate to avoid impact.
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(Mathematics) To fail to approach a limit.
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To deviate is to depart from a planned or accepted course, from expectations or from accepted behavior.
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To spread at irregular intervals.
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To commit a sin
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To be directed in various directions or at multiple objects:
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To cover with insulating material
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(Intransitive, colloquial) To walk about, especially when expending much effort, or unnecessary effort.
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(Intransitive) To roam about for pleasure without any definite plan.
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To wander about in an idle or restless way, as in seeking amusement
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To stay while others go
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To remain or sojourn as a guest or lodger:
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To indicate or mark the errors in:
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Approach means to move close to something.
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To cause to walk or proceed at a walk:
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To divert or deflect:
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To stir the emotions:
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