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Synonyms for astray
əˈstreɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. astray(adverb)

    away from the right path or direction

    "he was led astray"

    Synonyms:
    wide

  2. wide, astray(adverb)

    far from the intended target

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

    Synonyms:
    widely, wide

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. astray

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

    Antonyms:
    right, close, at home, safe

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. astray(ad.)

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

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How to use astray in a sentence?

  1. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(c)(p) M.O.M.S.= MOTHERS OF MURDERED SONS. WHEN I WROTE THIS IN MY BOOK-(C)-2000- PROFILES IN COURAGE OF GHETTO MOTHERS- ISBN # 1584700416- IT WAS DONE WITH THAT PASSION WITHIN ME FOR MY PEOPLE, AND THE LOVE I HAVE AND SEEN FROM THOSE WHO ARE POOR. I HAVE SEEN MANY LIVES GONE ASTRAY BECAUSE OF POVERTY AND THE WAYS IT FORCES SOME OF US TO LIVE- HOMELESS-IN PRISONS- DRUG DEPENDENT- LOSING ONE'S SENSE OF PURPOSE- LOSING ONE'S LIFE. MY LIFE'S WORK SO FAR, IS SPENT IN HELPING OTHERS NOT TO LOSE THEIR WAY. THIS IS WHY I ALSO CREATED MY REGGAE TO HEAL THE NATIONS.

  2. Nicholas Dungan:

    This is a victory of values, the values of the Enlightenment, the values of France, the values on which America was founded, the values from which the US and the UK have gone significantly astray, this is the end of know-nothing populism.

  3. Oscar Wilde:

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

  4. Metastasio:

    We are like vessels tossed on the bosom of the deep; our passions are the winds that sweep us impetuously forward; each pleasure is a rock; the whole life is a wide ocean. Reason is the pilot to guide us, but often allows itself to be led astray by the storms of pride.

  5. Aung San:

    Generous donations which are uncoordinated tend to go astray or to prove less effective than they might be if they were part of a well laid plan.


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