1. [ verb ] to make a mistake or be incorrect
Synonyms: slip mistake
Related terms: misjudge stumble misremember fall_for stumble mistake erroneousness slip errancy
2. [ verb ] wander from a direct course or at random
Synonyms: drift stray

"The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her" "don't drift from the set course"

Related terms: travel wander straggler drifting
Similar spelling:   Er