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Synonyms for astray
əˈstreɪastray

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  1. astray

    Synonyms:
    loose, abroad, missing, about, at large, wrong, erring, wandering

    Antonyms:
    right, close, at home, safe

Princeton's WordNet

  1. astrayadverb

    away from the right path or direction

    "he was led astray"

    Synonyms:
    wide

  2. wide, astrayadverb

    far from the intended target

    "the arrow went wide of the mark"; "a bullet went astray and killed a bystander"

    Synonyms:
    widely, wide

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. astrayadjective

    Synonyms:
    out of the right way, on the wrong scent

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How to use astray in a sentence?

  1. Dante Alighieri:

    If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The main job of the prophets is to guide and re-kindle the lost souls from going astray.

  3. Saint Teresa Of Avila:

    To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

    The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray, and the advantage of science is that it is not emotional.

  5. Tanner Cross:

    '60 Minutes' this past Sunday interviewed over 30 young people who transitioned but they felt led astray because of lack of pushback or how easy it was to make physical changes to their bodies … They are now detransitioning.


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