adverb. ['əˈstreɪ'] far from the intended target.
Words that Rhyme with Astray
Example sentences of the word astray
1. Noun, singular or mass
They are competitive like their human riders and work hard to keep the cows from going astray.
Including your bill of sale bolsters your claim when belongings go astray.
What can lead you astray is using ROA to compare businesses in different fields.
4. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
But some golfers are led astray not by technique but by an improperly fitted putter.
Quotes containing the word astray
1. For there is no friend like a sisterIn calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, To fetch one if one goes astray,To lift one if one totters down, To strengthen whilst one stands
- Christina Rossetti, Goblin Market and Other Poems
2. Believe to the end, even if all men went astray and you were left the only one faithful; bring your offering even then and praise God in your loneliness.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
3. Hardest of all, as one becomes older, is to accept that sapient remarks can be drawn from the most unwelcome or seemingly improbable sources, and that the apparently more trustworthy sources can lead one astray.
- Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22: A Memoir