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strand1

strand1

 
pronunciation:
straend
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stranded, stranding, strands
definition 1: to beach, or leave behind on the shore.
 
similar words:
beach, ground, maroon
definition 2: to place or leave in a helpless or difficult position.
We were stranded for three days in an unfamiliar city.
similar words:
maroon
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to be run aground or left behind on the shore.
definition 2: to be placed or left in a helpless or difficult position.
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part of speech: noun
definition: the land at the edge of a body of water; shore.
similar words:
beach, shore
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derivation: stranded (adj.)