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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]


Cut off or left behind


marooned; stranded; isolated

Context examples:

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


unaccompanied (without accompaniment or companions)

Sense 2stranded [BACK TO TOP]


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


aground (on a shore or reef)

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