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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. The land bordering a body of water; a beach.
  • v. To drive or run ashore or aground.
  • v. To bring into or leave in a difficult or helpless position: The convoy was stranded in the desert.
  • v. Baseball To leave (a base runner) on base at the end of an inning.
  • v. Linguistics To separate (a grammatical element) from other elements in a construction, either by moving it out of the construction or moving the rest of the construction. In the sentence What are you aiming at, the preposition at has been stranded.
  • verb-intransitive. To be driven or run ashore or aground.
  • verb-intransitive. To be brought into or left in a difficult or helpless position.
  • n. A complex of fibers or filaments that have been twisted together to form a cable, rope, thread, or yarn.
  • n. A single filament, such as a fiber or thread, of a woven or braided material.
  • n. A wisp or tress of hair.
  • n. Something that is plaited or twisted as a ropelike length: a strand of pearls; a strand of DNA.
  • n. One of the elements woven together to make an intricate whole, such as the plot of a novel.
  • v. To make or form (a rope, for example) by twisting strands together.
  • v. To break a strand of (a rope, for example).
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The flat area of land bordering a body of water; a beach or shore.
  • v. To run aground; to beach.
  • v. To leave (someone) in a difficult situation; to abandon or desert.
  • v. To cause the third out of an inning to be made, leaving a runner on base.
  • n. Each of the strings which, twisted together, make up a yarn, rope or cord.
  • n. A string.
  • n. An individual length of any fine, string-like substance.
  • n. A group of wires, usually twisted or braided.
  • n. A series of programmes on a particular theme or linked subject.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. One of the twists, or strings, as of fibers, wires, etc., of which a rope is composed.
  • v. To break a strand of (a rope).
  • n. The shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a navigable river.
  • v. To drive on a strand; hence, to run aground.
  • verb-intransitive. To drift, or be driven, on shore to run aground.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The shore or beach of the sea or ocean, or (in former use) of a lake or river; shore; beach.
  • n. A small brook or rivulet.
  • n. A passage for water; a gutter.
  • To drive or run aground on the sea-shore: as, the ship was stranded in the fog: often used figuratively.
  • To drift or be driven on shore; run aground, as a ship.
  • To be cheeked or stopped; come to a standstill.
  • n. A number of yarns or wires twisted together to form one of the parts of which a rope is twisted; hence, one of a number of flexible things, as grasses, strips of bark, or hair, twisted or woven together. Three or more strands twisted together form a rope. See cut under crown, v. t., 9.
  • n. A single thread; a filament; a fiber.
  • n. A string.
  • To break one or more of the strands of (a rope).
  • In rope-making, to form by the union or twisting of strands.
  • Specifically, in law, to ground: said of the running of a vessel by accident upon the sands or rocks so that she is helpless there for some time.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
  • v. bring to the ground
  • v. leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue
  • n. a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
  • n. line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
  • v. drive (a vessel) ashore
  • n. a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole
  • n. a necklace made by a stringing objects together
  • n. a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels
  • Verb Form
    stranded    stranding    strands   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    shore    land    desert    desolate    forsake    abandon    form    pattern    shape    necklace   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    shore    ground    string    desert    abandon   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Grande    Hand    Land    Marchand    Rand    Sand    and    band    banned    bland   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    thread    coil    wisp    patch    cord    ribbon    bit    curl    fringe    braid