astray

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Synonyms for astray

off the right track

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lead someone astray

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  • lead into sin
  • lead into error
  • lead into bad ways
  • lead into wrong
  • lead off the straight and narrow

Synonyms for astray

not in the right way or on the proper course

unable to find the correct way or place to go

not in accordance with what is usual or expected

Synonyms for astray

far from the intended target

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References in periodicals archive ?
I am inspired by how the entire flock circles back to include the one bird that has gone astray, instead of heading out and leaving it behind.
According to a newspaper report, the missing 30 kg of plutonium has gone astray in this process.
Raz suggests that such work could provide insight into rare childhood cancers that may originate from primordial germ cells gone astray.
Large amounts of EU funds have gone astray without recovery, the books have never balanced or been audited in its existence, yet it proposes 10 new members to confuse and worsen the present situation
His kids have gone astray because he's always put work first.
fired missile may have gone astray in the western Afghan city of Herat and hit a hospital where the Taliban claim more than 100 people died, the New York Times on Tuesday quoted a Pentagon official as saying.
One comic pas de deux, "Rio," a fiesta fiasco performed by Edward Staudenmayer and Michael McGrath, has McGrath hamming it up a la Carmen Miranda; it could have easily gone astray, but didn't because of Birch's astute timing and theater sense.
Wilson observes that the humanities have gone astray, following unproductive byways, since they are generally neither consilient nor scientific.
Jesus: "If a shepherd has a hundred sheep and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the 99 on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray?
No one wants to claim that a conscience which has gone astray through ignorance which it is unable to avoid has lost its dignity, but we must judge it to be mistaken.
In the five months since the new process was installed, not a single package has been lost, gone astray or not delivered on time.
I could not find her around all that day, Thought my naughty puss might have gone astray, Later I went into the downstairs loo, And there was my puss looking accusingly too.
Memory sticks, hard drives and PCs have also gone astray since 2005 - as well as 12 apples and a business suit.
The last lady auditor complained that billions had gone astray and could not be accounted for.
In the loss to Canoga, he had a breakaway, beat the goalkeeper and was bouncing the ball into the net when it hit a baseball that had gone astray from a nearby practice field.