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To progress in sequence; go forward:
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  1. To progress in sequence; go forward:
  2. To prompt to action; rouse:
  3. To change posture or position; stir:
To change direction; shift; turn or swing around
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  1. To change direction; shift; turn or swing around
  2. To turn or swing; change the course of
  3. To turn
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 shape or form by chopping:
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  1. To shape or form by chopping:
  2. To cut into small pieces:
  3. To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax:
To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
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  1. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
  2. To form or shape by severing or incising:
  3. To perform:
To swerve or cause to swerve from a course.
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  1. To swerve or cause to swerve from a course.
  2. (Chiefly nautical) To swerve from a course.
  3. To turn aside sharply from a course; swerve
To look obliquely or sideways.
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  1. To look obliquely or sideways.
  2. A transformation of coordinates in which one coordinate is displaced in one direction in proportion to its distance from a coordinate plane or axis. A rectangle, for example, that undergoes skew is transformed into a parallelogram.
  3. To give a bias to; distort:
(Intransitive) To slide off course; to skid.
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  1. (Intransitive) To slide off course; to skid.
  2. To turn something sharply.
  3. To turn or swing around as on a pivot or fixed point
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  1. To turn
  2. To turn or swing; change the course of
  3. (Intransitive, nautical) to change direction into the wind; to wear ship
(Intransitive, aviation) To turn about the vertical axis while maintaining course.
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  1. (Intransitive, aviation) To turn about the vertical axis while maintaining course.
  2. To swing to the left or right on the vertical axis so that the longitudinal axis forms an angle with the line of flight; esp., to rotate or oscillate about the vertical axis
  3. (Intransitive, nautical) To steer badly, zigzagging back and forth across the intended course of a boat; to go out of the line of course.
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 turn aside from a course or way:
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  1. To turn aside from a course or way:
  2. To cause to turn aside or differ.
  3. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
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  1. To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
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 turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
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  1. To turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
  2. (Nautical) To change the course of a ship by turning the stern to the wind while advancing to windward; wear ship.
  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.
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