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STRANDED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stranded mean? 

STRANDED (adjective)
  The adjective STRANDED has 2 senses:

1. cut off or left behind
2. with the bottom lodged on a reef or shoal in shallow water

  Familiarity information: STRANDED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STRANDED (adjective)


Sense 1stranded [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut off or left behind

Synonyms:

marooned; stranded; isolated

Context examples:

an isolated pawn / several stranded fish in a tide pool / travelers marooned by the blizzard

Similar:

unaccompanied (without accompaniment or companions)


Sense 2stranded [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

With the bottom lodged on a reef or shoal in shallow water

Similar:

aground (on a shore or reef)


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