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English noun: sidetrack

1. sidetrack (artifact) a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass


Synonymsrailroad siding, siding, turnout


Broader (hypernym)railroad, railroad track, railway


English verb: sidetrack

1. sidetrack (motion) wander from a direct or straight course


Synonymsdepart, digress, straggle


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)deviate, divert









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