Englischer Thesaurus
(Verb) 
Definition
to wander away from the correct path or from a given area
A railway line crosses the park so children must not be allowed to stray.
Synonyme
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go astray
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range
They range widely in search of carrion.
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straggle
They came straggling up the cliff road.
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lose your way
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be abandoned or lost
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stra (text messaging)
(Verb) 
Definition
to wander away from the correct path or from a given area
She could not keep her eyes from straying towards him.
Synonyme
drift
People drifted around the room.
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wander
He wandered aimlessly around the garden.
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roam
They were encouraged not to let their cattle roam freely.
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meander
We meandered along the Irish country roads.
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rove
roving about the town in the dead of night
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stra (text messaging)
(Verb) 
Definition
to move away from the point or lose concentration
Anyway, as usual, we seem to have strayed from the point.
Synonyme
digress
She digressed from the matter under discussion.
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diverge
The manuscripts diverged from the original.
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deviate
He didn't deviate from his schedule.
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ramble
Sometimes she tended to ramble.
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get sidetracked
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go off at a tangent
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get off the point
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stra (text messaging)
(Verb) 
Definition
to fail to live up to certain moral standards
Some men are womanizers, others would never stray.
Synonyme
be unfaithful
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play around (informal)
married people who play around
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have affairs
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play the field (informal)
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stra (text messaging)
(Modifikator) 
Definition
(of a domestic animal) having wandered away from its home
A stray dog came up to him.
Synonyme
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roaming
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stra (text messaging)
(Adjektiv) 
Definition
random or separated from the main group of things of their kind
He was struck in the face by a stray boot.
Synonyme
random
The order of events seemed totally random.
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chance
He describes their chance meeting as intense.
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accidental
His hand brushed against hers; it could have been accidental.
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odd
I did various odd jobs around the place.
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scattered
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scattershot
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stra (text messaging)
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a lost or homeless child
The dog was a stray which had been adopted.
Synonyme
homeless animal
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waif
an emaciated waif living rough on the streets
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stra (text messaging)
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abandoned dog or cat

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of accidental
Definition
occurring by chance or unintentionally
His hand brushed against hers; it could have been accidental.
Synonyme
in the sense of chance
He describes their chance meeting as intense.
in the sense of deviate
Definition
to depart from one's usual or previous behaviour
He didn't deviate from his schedule.

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