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To deviate from a subject or topic
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“The speaker would begin to stray into subjects related to his own personal experience.”
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To move away (typically aimlessly) from a group, course or place
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“Never stray more than fifty yards along the beach from the car park.”
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To lose one's way
“Our pet dog would stray the second we took our eyes off her.”
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To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner
“He was a devoted husband who would never stray.”
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To commit an offense or act of immorality
“Absolute power tends to corrupt, causing many to stray from what is right and just.”
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To linger behind or wander from a main line or part
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To give up or renounce one's position or belief
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To move along on the surface of a liquid or in the air
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To deteriorate physically, mentally, or morally
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To move around or sideways unsteadily
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Domesticated bovine animals
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Wildlife, typically of the mammalian variety
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Plural for a stray person or animal
“Consider adopting a stray from the local animal shelter.”
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Plural for someone, especially a young child, who is poorly or raggedly dressed
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Plural for one that has been excluded from a society or system, a pariah
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Plural for a domestic cat that has returned to the wild, or that was born wild
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Plural for one who wanders, who travels aimlessly
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Plural for a person who has escaped from captivity or is in hiding
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(dated or humorous) Plural for a contemptible or inferior dog
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