Recent Examples of astray from the Web
Some expats maintain a U.S. address or give a power-of-attorney to a U.S. person to ensure that official mail doesn’t go astray.
Someone notes that when things were going astray, who was going to call her on it?
Conservation director Emily Manderson thinks the bird might be a young male who wandered astray, looking for love.
And, after all, this should make some appeal to communists — for many of them are grown-up children who have temporarily wandered astray.
One in four Americans has failed a diet — because their partner led them astray, according to new research.
In 2013 a team of researchers from the University of Texas at Austin successfully led astray an $80 million yacht in the Mediterranean, overpowering its GPS receivers and sending it onto a new course.
Stockmarket sticklers can similarly lead others astray.
But there are also examples of great thinkers being led astray by math.
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ASTRAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of astray for English Language Learners
: off the right path or route
: away from what is right, good, or desirable
ASTRAY Defined for Kids
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