AberrateAb"er*rate\, v. i. [L. aberratus, p. pr. of aberrare; ab + errare to wander. See Err.] To go astray; to diverge. [R.] Their own defective and aberrating vision. --De Quincey.
|1.||diverge from the expected; "The President aberrated from being a perfect gentleman"|
|2.||diverge or deviate from the straight path; produce aberration; "The surfaces of the concave lens may be proportioned so as to aberrate exactly equal to the convex lens"|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|