Definitions for aberrate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aberrate(verb)

    diverge from the expected

    "The President aberrated from being a perfect gentleman"

  2. aberrate(verb)

    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"


  1. aberrate(Verb)

    To go astray; to diverge; to deviate (from).

    Their own defective and aberrating vision. - De Quincey

  2. aberrate(Verb)

    To distort; to cause aberration of.

  3. Origin: From aberratus, perfect passive participle of aberro, formed from ab + erro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aberrate(verb)

    to go astray; to diverge

  2. Origin: [L. aberratus, p. pr. of aberrare; ab + errare to wander. See Err.]

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