|Origin:||estraier, from Vulgar Latin extragare, from Latin extra- 'outside' + vagari 'to wander'|
to move away from the place you should be
Three of the soldiers strayed into enemy territory.
to begin to deal with or think about a different subject from the main one, without intending to
We're straying into ethnic issues here.
This meeting is beginning to stray from the point.
if your eyes stray, you begin to look at something else, usually without intending to
stray to/back/over etc
Her eyes strayed to the clock.
to start doing something that is wrong or immoral, when usually you do not do this