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stranded

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

resting on the shore or bottom of a body of water
  • stranded whales often die because their bodies overheat on the hot sand

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stranded

verb
past tense of strand

Synonyms & Antonyms of stranded (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause irreparable damage to (a ship) by running aground or sinking
  • the ghostly remains of ships that had been stranded by the reef

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2 to cause to remain behind
  • he just drove off, stranding her in some dinky town with just a few bucks and the clothes she was wearing

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The first known use of stranded was in 1769

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“Stranded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stranded. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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