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strand1

 
pronunciation:
straend
part of speech: verb
inflections: strands, stranding, stranded
definition 1: to beach, or leave behind on the shore.
The bad weather stranded us for several hours.
 
similar words:
beach, ground, maroon
definition 2: to place or leave in a helpless or difficult position.
I was stranded in the desert with no water.
derivation: stranded (adj.)