strand
1. [ verb ] leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue
Synonyms: maroon
Examples:

"the travellers were marooned"

Related terms: abandon maroon
2. [ noun ] a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole
Examples:

"he tried to pick up the strands of his former life" "I could hear several melodic strands simultaneously"

Related terms: form
3. [ noun ] line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable
Related terms: line rope_yarn ply
4. [ noun ] a necklace made by a stringing objects together
Synonyms: string chain
Examples:

"a string of beads" or "a strand of pearls"

Related terms: necklace string
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3473
6. [ noun ] (geography) a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
Related terms: shore
7. [ noun ] a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
Synonyms: filament fibril
Related terms: fiber myofibril cobweb rhizoid hypha paraphysis chromatid barb
8. [ noun ] (theater,transportation,geography) a street in west central London famous for its theaters and hotels
Related terms: street West_End
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