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1 stray /ˈstreɪ/ verb
strays; strayed; straying
1 stray
/ˈstreɪ/
verb
strays; strayed; straying
Learner's definition of STRAY
[no object]
: to go in a direction that is away from a group or from the place where you should be
often + from
often used figuratively
2 stray /ˈstreɪ/ adjective
2 stray
/ˈstreɪ/
adjective
Learner's definition of STRAY
always used before a noun
of an animal : lost or having no home
: separated from another or others of the same kind
: not in or going in the proper or intended place
3 stray /ˈstreɪ/ noun
plural strays
3 stray
/ˈstreɪ/
noun
plural strays
Learner's definition of STRAY
[count]
: an animal (such as a cat or dog) that is lost or has no home
: a person or thing that is separated from a group
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