Definitions of astray

  1. Out of the right, either in a literal or in a figurative sense; wandering; as, to lead one astray. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. away from the right path or direction; "he was led astray" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Out of the right way or proper place; wandering. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Out of the right way. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Out of the right way or proper place. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for astray

  1. Hence, if the present world doth go astray In you the cause is, be it sought in you; And I therein will now be thy true spy. – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  2. Unfortunately, I allowed my judgment to lead me astray – King Arthur's Socks and Other Village Plays by Floyd Dell