verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Definition for strand (2 of 3)
verb (used with object)
Origin of strand2
OTHER WORDS FROM strandstrand·less, adjective
Definition for strand (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for strand
In his introduction, Isaacson weaves these disparate strands into an effective story line.Jeff Bezos’s thoughts on Big Business, outer space and The Washington Post|James Ledbetter|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
I’m fairly certain I would have pulled every strand of hair out of my head if we hadn’t withdrawn her from the school.Distance learning was a disaster. So I decided to teach my daughter myself.|Tracey Lewis-Giggetts|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Typically, my boss used a hunting bow to fire fishing line over a beefy limb, lifted a strand of parachute cord with the fishing line, lifted a static rope with the parachute cord, then gave me the nod.
When the wool arrived in the mail from an Etsy seller, it was so thin that multiple pieces had to be woven together to make a decent strand.Recreating Historical Adventures in Old-Fashioned Gear|Ailsa Ross|November 12, 2020|Outside Online
Then, as the female releases thousands of eggs in pearly, gelatinous strands, the male coats them with sperm.These Photos Remind Us Why Conservation Matters - Issue 92: Frontiers|Kevin Berger|November 11, 2020|Nautilus
The earth has been decimated by climate change, stranding what remains of humanity on a train.
Some chauvinistic pundits are portraying the dual trips as stranding the first lady without her man.Michelle Obama Stranded by Her Man as Barack Goes on a Golfing Weekend|Lauren Ashburn|February 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Oldham, their manager, went to California to escape the mess, stranding Jagger.Speed Read: 11 Juiciest Bits From Philip Norman’s Biography of Mick Jagger|The Daily Beast|October 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mere stranding, of course, was all in the day's work; the constantly recurring question being when and where to court or risk it.
But in one respect we had had the advantage, and that was in the version Davies had given of his stranding on the Hohenhrn.
They drifted back and forth with the tide, some stranding on the beach, others floating seaward through the inlet."Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea|Morgan Robertson
Rolling to the flood-swollen river, it had been carried several hundred yards down stream before stranding.Down the Yellowstone|Lewis R. Freeman
For the first time since the stranding on the coast d'Alcacer's heart sank within him.The Rescue|Joseph Conrad