What does astray mean?

Definitions for astray
əˈstreɪastray

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. astray(adverb)

    away from the right path or direction

    "he was led astray"

  2. wide, astray(adverb)

    far from the intended target

    "the arrow went wide of the mark"; "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander"

Wiktionary

  1. astray(Adverb)

    In a wrong or unknown and wrongly-motivated direction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Astray

    out of the right, either in a literal or in a figurative sense; wandering; as, to lead one astray

  2. Origin: [See Estray, Stray.]

Freebase

  1. Astray

    Astray is the sixth album from the American band, Samiam, released in 2000 on Hopeless Records and Burning Heart Records.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Astray

    a-strā′, adv. out of the right way. [Prep. a, on, and Stray.]

How to pronounce astray?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say astray in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astray in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astray in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of astray in a Sentence

  1. Harry Harris:

    We’ve been led astray by viewing space as some kind of a fuzzy panda bear thing i think the Chinese … the Russians and others, they view space as the ultimate high ground. They are preparing for battle in space.

  2. Seneca:

    We most often go astray on a well trodden and much frequented road.

  3. Saint Teresa Of Avila:

    To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.

  4. Metastasio:

    We are like vessels tossed on the bosom of the deep; our passions are the winds that sweep us impetuously forward; each pleasure is a rock; the whole life is a wide ocean. Reason is the pilot to guide us, but often allows itself to be led astray by the storms of pride.

  5. Aung San:

    Generous donations which are uncoordinated tend to go astray or to prove less effective than they might be if they were part of a well laid plan.

Images & Illustrations of astray

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