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ABERRATE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does aberrate mean? 

ABERRATE (verb)
  The verb ABERRATE has 2 senses:

1. diverge from the expected
2. diverge or deviate from the straight path; produce aberration

  Familiarity information: ABERRATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABERRATE (verb)


Sense 1aberrate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Diverge from the expected

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Context example:

The President aberrated from being a perfect gentleman

Hypernyms (to "aberrate" is one way to...):

depart; deviate; diverge; vary (be at variance with; be out of line with)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2aberrate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Diverge or deviate from the straight path; produce aberration

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Context example:

The surfaces of the concave lens may be proportioned so as to aberrate exactly equal to the convex lens

Hypernyms (to "aberrate" is one way to...):

depart; deviate; diverge; vary (be at variance with; be out of line with)

Domain category:

optics (the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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