What does astray mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term astray:

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"


  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.]


  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.]


  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

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