Meaning of “astray” - Learner’s Dictionary


adverb uk us /əˈstreɪ/
go astray

to get lost or go in the wrong direction:

One of my bags went astray at the airport.
lead sb astray

to encourage someone to do bad things that they should not do:

He was led astray by his friends.

(Definition of “astray” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)