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  • digression — [ digresjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1190; lat. digressio, de digredi « s éloigner » 1 ♦ Développement oral ou écrit qui s écarte du sujet. Faire une digression sur, à propos de... ⇒ parenthèse. « Les digressions trop longues ou trop fréquentes rompent l unité… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Digress — Di*gress , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Digressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Digressing}.] [L. digressus, p. p. of digredi to go apart, to deviate; di = dis + gradi to step, walk. See {Grade}.] 1. To step or turn aside; to deviate; to swerve; especially, to turn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Digressed — Digress Di*gress , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Digressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Digressing}.] [L. digressus, p. p. of digredi to go apart, to deviate; di = dis + gradi to step, walk. See {Grade}.] 1. To step or turn aside; to deviate; to swerve; especially …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Digressing — Digress Di*gress , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Digressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Digressing}.] [L. digressus, p. p. of digredi to go apart, to deviate; di = dis + gradi to step, walk. See {Grade}.] 1. To step or turn aside; to deviate; to swerve; especially …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • digress — intransitive verb Etymology: Latin digressus, past participle of digredi, from dis + gradi to step more at grade Date: 1529 to turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument Synonyms: see swerve …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Digression — « Mais si vous m interrompez, lecteur, et si je m interromps moi même à tout coup, que deviendront les amours de Jacques ? Croyez moi, laissons là le poète... L hôte et l hôtesse s éloignèrent... Non, non, l histoire du poète de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Digrediren — (lat. digredi), abweichen, abschweifen. – Digression od. Elongation, Ausweichung, heißt in der Astronomie die Winkeldistanz des Merkur u. der Venus von der Sonne, oder der Winkel, unter welchem der Planet von der Sonne abzustehen scheint, und… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • digress — digresser, n. digressingly, adv. /di gres , duy /, v.i. 1. to deviate or wander away from the main topic or purpose in speaking or writing; depart from the principal line of argument, plot, study, etc. 2. Archaic. to turn aside. [1520 30; < L… …   Universalium

  • detour — I noun alternate route, by pass, by passage, circuitous route, deflection, departure, deviation, deviation from a direct course, digression, diversion, excursion, indirect path, loop, roundabout course, temporary route, wrong course associated… …   Law dictionary

  • digress — I verb aberrare, alter course, be diffuse, branch out, change direction, depart, detour, deviate, digredi, divagate, divaricate, diverge, divert, drift, expatiate, fly off at a tangent, go astray, meander, ramble, rove, shift, sidestep, sidetrack …   Law dictionary

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