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Digress meaning & definition


In layman's terms - to get off topic

Digress Meaning & Definition

To digress means to move away from the main topic being discussed and start talking about something else. In other words, it's when you start talking about something that is not directly related to the main subject.

Digress Used in a Sentence

  1. I'm sorry to digress, but can we talk about the weather for a minute?
  2. Let's not digress from the topic, we need to stay focused on the plan.
  3. The novel digressed into a series of flashbacks, revealing the protagonist's past.
  4. The conversation digressed into a heated debate about the best type of pizza topping

Digress Similar Words & Phrases (Synonyms)

  1. Deviate
  2. Divert
  3. Sidetrack
  4. Get off topic
  5. Stray

Digress Opposite Words & Phrases (Antonyms)

    1. Stay on track
    2. Stick to the point
    3. Remain focused
    4. Stay on subject
    5. Keep to the topic
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