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Synonyms of straying

Verb


1. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"

2. stray, err, drift, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"

3. digress, stray, divagate, wander, tell

usage: lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking; "She always digresses when telling a story"; "her mind wanders"; "Don't digress when you give a lecture"

Adjective


1. straying, lost (vs. found)

usage: unable to find your way; "found the straying sheep"

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