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  • adj.deviating
  • noundeviation

synonyms for straying

  • aberrant
  • aberrational
  • aberrative
  • errant
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Authorities said a stray bullet struck the windshield of a vehicle parked on O Street, and another stray bullet struck the front passenger door of a vehicle that was being driven on North Capitol Street.
MAN FATALLY SHOT IN TRUXTON CIRCLE IN NORTHWEST WASHINGTONPETER HERMANNNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The show increasingly strays from the stubborn woman upon whose head the crown rests to spend time with those in turmoil as a result of its distributed weight.
AS ‘THE CROWN’ TACKLES RECENT HISTORY WITH PRINCESS DIANA, THE SHOW HITS A NERVESONIA RAONOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Well, he vanished pre-election Simply for that stray erection!
STYLE INVITATIONAL WEEK 1410: LEGENDS OF THE FALLPAT MYERSNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Major network groups, such as Disney, Fox, NBCUniversal and ViacomCBS, have expanded their streaming footprints in recent years, so the money at risk of straying from their linear inventory wound up going to their streaming slots.
‘CTV TOOK FROM EVERYBODY’: HOW CONNECTED TV WON THIS YEAR’S UPFRONTTIM PETERSONOCTOBER 28, 2020DIGIDAY
I mean, there are more stray dogs than owned dogs in the world.
FORGET EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT YOUR DOG (EP. 436)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 22, 2020FREAKONOMICS
This puts pressure on voters to submit ballots that don’t stray too far from the consensus unless they want to be publicly shamed.
MVP VOTING HAS NEVER BEEN MORE BORINGOWEN PHILLIPSAUGUST 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Errors can creep in as qubits interact with their environment, potentially including electromagnetic fields, heat or stray atoms or molecules.
TO LIVE UP TO THE HYPE, QUANTUM COMPUTERS MUST REPAIR THEIR ERROR PROBLEMSEMILY CONOVERJUNE 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Of course, as you mentioned, much of the “debate” strayed far more into the level of vitriol and even personal threats and the like.
CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? (EP. 406)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 20, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The monotony of our journey was rather romantically interrupted by our straying for a short distance from the right road.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Its truths, so simple and yet so grand, were at once a guide and a reproof to keep her feet from straying from the narrow way.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
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WORDS RELATED TO STRAYING

  • departure
  • deviation
  • difference
  • distortion
  • divergence
  • diversion
  • irregularity
  • lapse
  • straying
  • wandering
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.