stray - definitions and synonyms

stray verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    آوارہ گردی کرنا - گھومنا پھرنا - سیر سپاٹا کرنا - گشت لگانا - چکر لگانا - مارے مارے پھرنا - بھٹکتے پھرنا - علاقے میں پھرنا - مٹر گشت کرنا - گھومنا - پھرنا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • The gypsies roamed the woods

    • roving vagabonds

    • the wandering Jew

    • The cattle roam across the prairie

    • the laborers drift from one town to the next

    • They rolled from town to town

    Synonyms:

    cast / drift / ramble / range / roam / roll / rove / swan / tramp / vagabond / wander
  2. English Meaning: 

    : wander from a direct course or at random

    Example Sentenses:

    • The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her

    • don't drift from the set course

    Synonyms:

    drift / err
  3. English Meaning: 

    : lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking

    Example Sentenses:

    • She always digresses when telling a story

    • her mind wanders

    • Don't digress when you give a lecture

    Synonyms:

    digress / divagate / wander

stray noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)

stray adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : not close together in time

    Example Sentenses:

    • a few stray crumbs

    • isolated instances of rebellion

    Synonyms:

    isolated
  2. English Meaning: 

    : (of an animal) having no home or having wandered away from home

    Example Sentenses:

    • a stray calf

    • a stray dog