What is the opposite of stray?

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Adjective
Opposite of random or unexpected in nature
Adjective
Opposite of wandering from place to place, having no settled home
Adjective
Opposite of not happening on a frequent basis
“The interests of the two countries have been intertwined, based on frequent communication and contacts among their people.”
Adjective
Opposite of unable to find one's way
“We followed the track closely to ensure that we still had our bearings.”
Adjective
Opposite of having only a single instance
“The victim told the police that the abuse happened on multiple occasions.”
Verb
Opposite of to deviate from a subject or topic
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Opposite of to move away (typically aimlessly) from a group, course or place
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(literally or figuratively) Opposite of to depart from an established path or course
“Few seem to stay the course for much longer than a couple of years, and it is rare to find anyone making it to half of a decade or more.”
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(literally or figuratively) Opposite of to deviate from a normal or expected path
“Walkers are asked to follow the path in summer because of the fragile landscape.”
Verb
Opposite of to commit an offense, especially spiritually or morally
“King Thunderbolt, seeing all this contusion, decided to make everyone behave and to have some order at last in this chaos.”
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Opposite of to aimlessly move or drift from place to place
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Opposite of to diverge or deviate from a given point
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Opposite of to give up or renounce one's position or belief
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Opposite of to shift from the main subject of discussion temporarily
“I really need to focus on my studies right now, so please don't disturb me for an hour or so.”
Verb
Opposite of to deteriorate physically, mentally, or morally
Verb
(lose oneself) Opposite of to lose one's sense of direction
“By using a compass, we would find our bearings again.”
Verb
Opposite of to be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner
“He harbors an irrational and groundless suspicion that his newly-wed wife will have an affair.”
Noun
Opposite of one that has been excluded from a society or system, a pariah
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