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Abandoned, wandering
“If a stray cat had wandered onto the field, it would have turned tail and looked for something less horrid.”
Random or separated from the main group of things of their kind
“Timothy tenderly swept stray locks of hair from her face.”
Wander or roam
“Over these mounds the shepherd strays.”
Move away aimlessly from a group or from the right course or place
“Never stray more than fifty yards along the beach from the car park.”
Be unfaithful to a spouse or partner
“Even if the two weren't exclusive, he would never stray far from her.”
To commit an offense
“He had strayed from the path of righteousness.”
A stray person or thing, especially a domestic animal
“They said he was a stray from Ireland and that his name was Jimmy.”
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