stray

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • He said she often strayed away from her field in the night. Cited from Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on Grandpa's Farm, by Laura Lee Hope
  • You might talk like your stock had strayed and you were looking for them. Cited from Partners of Chance, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • You can keep your thoughts from straying, just the same as you can control your arms. Cited from The Power of Concentration, By Theron Q. Dumont
  • Well come off, George, if at any time you should be taken straying. Cited from The Old Bachelor, by William Congreve
  • Pretty soon his thoughts began to stray, over seven thousand miles away.
  • I am straying among my thoughts and look at the matter in a different light every day. Cited from Without Dogma, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • Then, as the other two sat in silence, my mind strayed to other things. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • She had strayed so far into the mountains that she was lost. Cited from The Jungle Fugitives, by Edward S. Ellis
  • Start him upon a new path, and keep his feet from straying. Cited from Swirling Waters, by Max Rittenberg
  • His eyes insisted on straying, time after time, although he always forced them back. Cited from Man of Many Minds, by E. Everett Evans
  • The sound strayed so far from their original hard rock sound that they decided to release it under another name.
  • He intended to turn the horse at once, but the animal had never strayed. Cited from Tell Me Another Story, by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
  • So all our strays wait for just such little fellows to come along. Cited from Famous Modern Ghost Stories, by Various, Ed.: Emily Dorothy Scarborough
  • Perhaps, for a moment, his thoughts strayed from the great battle of life. Cited from A People's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • I am afraid he has strayed off in some other direction. Cited from Canoe Boys and Campfires, by William Murray Graydon
  • My mind strays gently away over all my past life -- over the last important year. Cited from Nancy, by Rhoda Broughton
  • Oh, you could not lose me, no matter where you strayed in fields like that. Cited from Then I'll Come Back to You, by Larry Evans
  • The long lost had been found; the straying member had come home. Cited from Lights and Shadows of Real Life, T.S. Arthur
  • Thus far, not a thought or a word strays from the field of war. Cited from Mont-Saint-Michel And Chartres, Henry Adams
  • Did not your husband turn from straying in the wrong path, as a man should? Cited from Ghosts, A Domestic Tragedy, by Henrik Ibsen
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Meaning of stray

  • noun An animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)
  • verb Wander from a direct course or at random
    The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her, don't drift from the set course