stray

phonetic symbol: / stréɪ / 

stray - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)

[ verb ]
■ lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
digress , divagate , wander

[ verb ]
■ move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
cast , drift , ramble , range , roam , roll , rove , swan , tramp , vagabond , wander

[ verb ]
■ wander from a direct course or at random
e.g.)
・The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
drift , err

[ adjective satellite ]
■ not close together in time
e.g.)
・a few stray crumbs
isolated

[ adjective satellite ]
■ (of an animal) having no home or having wandered away from home
e.g.)
・a stray calf
・a stray dog

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