from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To wander or drift about.
- intransitive v. To ramble; digress.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to stray off from a subject, focus, or course
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To wander about, as from place to place or from subject to subject; stray; digress.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
Late Latin dīvagārī, dīvagāt- : Latin dī-, dis-, apart; see dis- + Latin vagārī, to wander (from vagus, wandering).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin dis- ("in different direction") + vagatus, past participle of vago ("wander, ramble") (Wiktionary)