Divagate meaning

dīvə-gāt, dĭvə-
To wander or drift about.
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To ramble; digress.
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To wander about.
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To stray from the subject; digress.
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(intransitive) To stray off from a subject, focus, or course.
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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