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 classic literature ?
But now my mouth shall no more have this power among the gods; for very great has been my madness, my miserable and dreadful madness, and I went astray out of my mind who have gotten a child beneath my girdle, mating with a mortal man.
If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them goes astray, will he not leave the ninety-nine in the hills and go in search of the stray?
I bet if a balance sheet was prepared for our African and Middle East aid, a large amount would be going astray.
In a speech after attending the first Friday Mass, Aguirre said he received information that there are people in the DOJ and its agencies who have 'gone astray.
The inspection teams held 394 workers, including 123 absconding workers, 221 astray workers and 50 workers with other violations.
Crossbars, chances going astray, hitting people and getting cleared, but we need to stick together and we will do that and I'm very confident we can turn this around.
He has gone astray and working for a wrong political party, which believes in hatred between the communities.
The inspection teams caught (343) workers including (193) absconding workers, (140) astray workers and (10) workers with other violations.
DiGirolamo elaborated, “If everyone could experience the Spirit we've felt there; especially with those who are turning their hearts to Christ for forgiveness, healing, strength and new beginnings through his atonement, we'd all be much better Christians; being non-judgmental, more forgiving, compassionate and full of love for those who have gone astray for a season.
In the afterword to her story collection Astray, Emma Donoghue writes that she's fascinated by emigrants "because they loiter on the margins, stripped of the markers of family and nation; they're out of place, out of their depth.
Sariab, Munir Ahmad Khan Road, Kasi Road, Joint Road, Brewery Road and other areas in the city have witnessed unprecedented increase in astray dogs disturbing the routine life.
X FACTOR judge Gary Barlow has admitted that he feels responsible for former contestant hopeful Frankie Cocozza going astray.
Yes, the EU is waiting for us with its arms wide open but only if we are rich tourists, scientists or businessmen and it runs a campaign to lead astray all those who dream of becoming part of the EU.
But it's clear from your report last week that she was never a malicious home-wrecker, just a starstruck girl who let herself be led astray.
Kessie, which went astray during the search for Mr Austin in Over Stowey, has been found safe and well.