diverge from the expected
"The President aberrated from being a perfect gentleman"
diverge or deviate from the straight path; produce aberration
"The surfaces of the concave lens may be proportioned so as to aberrate exactly equal to the convex lens"
To go astray; to diverge; to deviate (from).
Their own defective and aberrating vision. - De Quincey
To distort; to cause aberration of.
Origin: From aberratus, perfect passive participle of aberro, formed from ab + erro.
to go astray; to diverge
Origin: [L. aberratus, p. pr. of aberrare; ab + errare to wander. See Err.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ab′ėr-rāt, v.i. to wander or deviate from the right way:—pr.p. ab′errāting; pa.p. ab′errāted.—ns. Aber′rance, Aber′rancy (rare forms).—adj. Aber′rant (zool. and bot.), wandering, deviating in some particulars from its group.—n. Aberrā′tion, a wandering from the right path: deviation from truth or rectitude: in science, deviation from the type: abnormal structure or development.—Aberration of light, an apparent alteration in the place of a star, arising from the motion of the earth in its orbit, combined with the progressive passage of light. [L. aberrāre, -ātum—ab, from, errāre, to wander.]
The numerical value of aberrate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of aberrate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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