Definition of Stranded

1. Adjective. Cut off or left behind. "Travelers marooned by the blizzard"

Exact synonyms: Isolated, Marooned
Similar to: Unaccompanied



Definition of Stranded

1. Verb. (past of strand) ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a person) abandoned or marooned. ¹

3. Adjective. (nautical of a vessel) Run aground on a shore or reef. ¹

4. Adjective. a piece of wire made by combining or bundling thinner wires ¹

5. Adjective. expenses or costs which have become unrecoverable or difficult to recover. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stranded

1. strand [v] - See also: strand

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stranded

stramenopiles
stramineous
strammel
strammels
stramonies
stramonium
stramoniums
stramony
stramp
stramped
stramping
stramps
strand
strand line
strand wolf
stranded (current term)
strandedness
strandednesses
strander
stranders
stranding
strandings
strandline
strandlines
strandloper
strands
strandwolf
strang
strange

Literary usage of Stranded

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1. The Changing Structure of the Electric Power Industry: An Update by Rebecca A. McNerney (1998)
"This phenomenon leads to what has commonly come to be known as "stranded costs ... The above example enables us to understand the concept of stranded costs. ..."

2. The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss, Jenny H. Stickney (1898)
"THE stranded WHALE. "^TEST-BUILDING soon began, and, among the mate- -^ vials gathered by the birds, I observed a long gray moss, or lichen, and thought it ..."

3. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell, Charles Sprengel Greaves (1877)
"Wrongfully carries away or removes any part of any ship or boat stranded or in danger of being stranded or otherwise in distress on or near tbe shore of any ..."

4. A Chronological History of the Origin and Development of Steam Navigation by George Henry Preble, John Lipton Lochhead (1883)
"Fiona. British, iron, screw, 439 tons; built at Glasgow. 1874; Sydney for Brisbane; stranded on Seal Rock Point, NSW, February II. Fleurs Castle. ..."

5. A Chronological History of the Origin and Development of Steam Navigation by George Henry Preble, John Lipton Lochhead (1883)
"British, iron, screw, 1735 tons ; built at Sunderland, 1877; New Orleans for Reval; cargo of cotton ; stranded near Trepassey, December 4. Lion. ..."

6. A Digest of the Laws (from 12 Charles II. to 58 George III. Inclusive by William Earnshaw (1818)
"or carried off from any Ship stranded, or in danger ot be- ships. ing stranded, upon the Coast ... 3i • j /-i_ oil from stranded or concealed in any Place, ..."

7. Treatises on Average, and Adjustments of Losses in Marine Insurance by Robert Stevens, William Benecke, Willard Phillips (1833)
"Exch. Ass. Co., struck the words or the ship be stranded out of the memorandum ... 4 Bench, that, if the ship be stranded, that destroys h in the exception, ..."

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