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  • 2 Astray — A*stray , adv. & a. [See {Estray}, {Stray}.] Out of the right, either in a literal or in a figurative sense; wandering; as, to lead one astray. [1913 Webster] Ye were as sheep going astray. 1 Pet. ii. 25. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 astray — (adv.) c.1300, astraied away from home; lost, borrowed and partially nativized from O.Fr. estraie, pp. of estraier astray, riderless (of a horse), lost, lit. on stray (see STRAY (Cf. stray) (v.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 astray — I adjective aberrant, adrift, afield, amiss, awry, circuitous, deviating, errant, erratic, indirect, lost, misguided, misled, off center, out of one s bearings, out of one s reckoning, random, round about, straying, undirected, unguided II index… …

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  • 5 astray — *amiss …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 astray — [adj] off the path or right direction adrift, afield, amiss, awry, gone, lost, off, off course, off the mark, roaming, straying, vanished, wandering, wrong; concepts 545,581 Ant. on course, right, straight …

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  • 7 astray — ► ADVERB ▪ away from the correct path or direction. ORIGIN from Old French estraie, from Latin extra out of bounds + vagari wander …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 astray — [ə strā′] adv., adj. [ME < pp. of OFr estraier, STRAY] 1. off the right path or way; wandering 2. in error …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 astray — a|stray [əˈstreı] adv [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: estraié wandering , from estraier; STRAY1] 1.) go astray a) to be lost or stolen ▪ The letter had gone astray in the post. b) if a plan or action goes astray, it goes wrong ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 astray — [[t]əstre͟ɪ[/t]] 1) PHRASE: V inflects If you are led astray by someone or something, you behave badly or foolishly because of them. The judge thought he d been led astray by older children. 2) PHRASE: V inflects If someone or something leads you …

    English dictionary

  • 11 astray — adverb 1 go astray a) to become lost: One of the documents has gone astray. b) humorous to start behaving in an immoral way 2 lead sb astray a) often humorous to encourage someone to do bad or immoral things that they would not normally do: His… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 Astray — NOTOC Infobox Album | Name = Astray Type = Album Artist = Samiam Released = August 29, 2000 Recorded = April May 2000 Genre = Punk rock Length = 44:00 Label = Hopeless Records / Burning Heart Records Producer = Tim O Heir Reviews = *Allmusic… …

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  • 13 astray — adv. 1) to lead smb. astray 2) to go astray * * * [ə streɪ] to go astray to lead smb. astray …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 astray — /əˈstreɪ / (say uh stray) adverb 1. out of the right way or away from the right; straying; wandering. –phrase 2. go astray, a. to fall into error: to go astray in one s calculation. b. to have a moral lapse. c. to be lost or mislaid: my watch has …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 astray — [əˈstreɪ] adv go astray to become lost[/ex] The cheque I sent them seems to have gone astray.[/ex] lead sb astray to make someone behave badly[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 16 astray — /euh stray /, adv., adj. 1. out of the right way; off the correct or known road, path, or route: Despite specific instructions, they went astray and got lost. 2. away from that which is right; into error, confusion, or undesirable action or… …

    Universalium

  • 17 astray — a|stray [ ə streı ] adverb go astray 1. ) to become lost or go to the wrong place 2. ) to go wrong or do something wrong lead someone astray 1. ) to make someone behave badly 2. ) to make someone believe something that is not true …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 astray — adverb 1) the shots went astray Syn: off target, wide of the mark, awry, off course; amiss 2) the older boys led him astray Syn: into wrongdoing, into error, into sin, into iniquity, away from the straight and narrow …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 astray — UK [əˈstreɪ] / US adverb go astray lead someone astray …

    English dictionary

  • 20 astray — a•stray [[t]əˈstreɪ[/t]] adv. adj. 1) out of the right way; off the correct or known path or route: to go astray and get lost[/ex] 2) away from that which is right; into error, confusion, or undesirable action or thought: to be led astray[/ex] •… …

    From formal English to slang

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