Divagate Definition

dīvə-gāt, dĭvə-
divagated, divagates, divagating
To wander about.
Webster's New World
To stray from the subject; digress.
Webster's New World

Origin of Divagate

  • Late Latin dīvagārī, dīvagāt- Latin dī-, dis- apart dis– Latin vagārī to wander (from vagus wandering)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin dis- (“in different direction”) + vagatus, past participle of vago (“wander, ramble”)

    From Wiktionary

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