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sidetrack

side·track

sidetrack

 
pronunciation:
saId traek
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: sidetracked, sidetracking, sidetracks
definition 1: of a train or train car, to switch to a siding.
similar words:
distract, divert
definition 2: to divert or distract from the main subject or path.
similar words:
distract, divert
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part of speech: noun
definition: a railroad track for storing or loading trains; siding.