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1 : To alienate the affections or confidence of; to turn from attachment to enmity or indifference.

2 : To divert from its original use or purpose, or from its former possessor; to alienate.

3 : To withdraw; to withhold; hence, reflexively, to keep at a distance; to cease to be familiar and friendly with.

4 : of Estrange

5 : State of being estranged; estrangement.

6 : The act of estranging, or the state of being estranged; alienation.

7 : One who estranges.

8 : To wonder; to be astonished.

9 : To be estranged or alienated.

10 : To alienate; to estrange.

11 : Strangely.

12 : Not familiar; unaccustomed; inexperienced.

13 : Backward; slow.

14 : Reserved; distant in deportment.

15 : Not according to the common way; novel; odd; unusual; irregular; extraordinary; unnatural; queer.

16 : Not before known, heard, or seen; new.

17 : Of or pertaining to others; not one's own; not pertaining to one's self; not domestic.

18 : Belonging to another country; foreign.

19 : In a strange manner; in a manner or degree to excite surprise or wonder; wonderfully.

20 : In the manner of one who does not know another; distantly; reservedly; coldly.

21 : As something foreign, or not one's own; in a manner adapted to something foreign and strange.

22 : The state or quality of being strange (in any sense of the adjective).

23 : To estrange; to alienate.

24 : One not privy or party an act, contract, or title; a mere intruder or intermeddler; one who interferes without right; as, actual possession of land gives a good title against a stranger having no title; as to strangers, a mortgage is considered merely as a pledge; a mere stranger to the levy.

25 : One not belonging to the family or household; a guest; a visitor.

26 : One who is unknown or unacquainted; as, the gentleman is a stranger to me; hence, one not admitted to communication, fellowship, or acquaintance.

27 : One whose home is at a distance from the place where he is, but in the same country.

28 : One who comes from a foreign land; a foreigner.

29 : One who is strange, foreign, or unknown.

(29) words is found which contain strange in our database

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1 : Estrange

v. t.

To alienate the affections or confidence of; to turn from attachment to enmity or indifference.

2 : Estrange

v. t.

To divert from its original use or purpose, or from its former possessor; to alienate.

3 : Estrange

v. t.

To withdraw; to withhold; hence, reflexively, to keep at a distance; to cease to be familiar and friendly with.

4 : Estranged

imp. & p. p.

of Estrange

5 : Estrangedness

n.

State of being estranged; estrangement.

6 : Estrangement

n.

The act of estranging, or the state of being estranged; alienation.

7 : Estranger

n.

One who estranges.

8 : Strange

v. i.

To wonder; to be astonished.

9 : Strange

v. i.

To be estranged or alienated.

10 : Strange

v. t.

To alienate; to estrange.

11 : Strange

adv.

Strangely.

12 : Strange

superl.

Not familiar; unaccustomed; inexperienced.

13 : Strange

superl.

Backward; slow.

14 : Strange

superl.

Reserved; distant in deportment.

15 : Strange

superl.

Not according to the common way; novel; odd; unusual; irregular; extraordinary; unnatural; queer.

16 : Strange

superl.

Not before known, heard, or seen; new.

17 : Strange

superl.

Of or pertaining to others; not one's own; not pertaining to one's self; not domestic.

18 : Strange

superl.

Belonging to another country; foreign.

19 : Strangely

adv.

In a strange manner; in a manner or degree to excite surprise or wonder; wonderfully.

20 : Strangely

adv.

In the manner of one who does not know another; distantly; reservedly; coldly.

21 : Strangely

adv.

As something foreign, or not one's own; in a manner adapted to something foreign and strange.

22 : Strangeness

n.

The state or quality of being strange (in any sense of the adjective).

23 : Stranger

v. t.

To estrange; to alienate.

24 : Stranger

n.

One not privy or party an act, contract, or title; a mere intruder or intermeddler; one who interferes without right; as, actual possession of land gives a good title against a stranger having no title; as to strangers, a mortgage is considered merely as a pledge; a mere stranger to the levy.

25 : Stranger

n.

One not belonging to the family or household; a guest; a visitor.

26 : Stranger

n.

One who is unknown or unacquainted; as, the gentleman is a stranger to me; hence, one not admitted to communication, fellowship, or acquaintance.

27 : Stranger

n.

One whose home is at a distance from the place where he is, but in the same country.

28 : Stranger

n.

One who comes from a foreign land; a foreigner.

29 : Stranger

n.

One who is strange, foreign, or unknown.

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This word strange uses (7) total characters with white out space

This word strange uses 7 unique characters: A E G N R S T

Number of all permutations npr for strange word is (5040)

Number of all combination ncr for strange word is (5040)

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See also: Strange, strânge, and Stränge

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Adjective
      • 1.3.1 Synonyms
      • 1.3.2 Antonyms
      • 1.3.3 Derived terms
      • 1.3.4 Related terms
      • 1.3.5 Translations
    • 1.4 Verb
    • 1.5 Statistics
    • 1.6 Noun
    • 1.7 Anagrams
  • 2 Esperanto
    • 2.1 Adverb
  • 3 Old English
    • 3.1 Pronunciation
    • 3.2 Adjective

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English strange, from Old French estrange, from Latin extraneus (that which is on the outside), whence also more directly the English adjective extraneous. Displaced native Middle English fremd, frempt (strange) (from Old English fremede, fremde).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: strānj, IPA(key): /stɹeɪndʒ/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪndʒ

Adjective[edit]

strange (comparative stranger, superlative strangest)

  1. Not normal; odd, unusual, surprising, out of the ordinary.
    He thought it strange that his girlfriend wore shorts in the winter.
    • c. 1598, William Shakespeare, Much Ado about Nothing, Act IV, Scene 1,[1]
      I do love nothing in the world so well as you: is not that strange?
    • 1674, John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book 9, lines 598-601,[2]
      Sated at length, ere long I might perceave
      Strange alteration in me, to degree
      Of Reason in my inward Powers, and Speech
      Wanted not long, though to this shape retain’d.
  2. Unfamiliar, not yet part of one's experience.
    I moved to a strange town when I was ten.
    • c. 1604, William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure, Act IV, Scene 2,[3]
      [] here is the hand and seal of the duke: you know the character, I doubt not; and the signet is not strange to you.
    • 1955, Rex Stout, "The Next Witness", in Three Witnesses, October 1994 Bantam edition, ISBN 0553249592, pages 48–49:
      She's probably sitting there hoping a couple of strange detectives will drop in.
  3. (physics) Having the quantum mechanical property of strangeness.
    • 2004 Frank Close, Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford, page 93:
      A strange quark is electrically charged, carrying an amount -1/3, as does the down quark.
  4. (obsolete) Belonging to another country; foreign.
    • 1570, Roger Ascham, The Scholemaster, London, Book 1,[4]
      I take goyng thither [to Italy], and liuing there, for a yonge ientleman, that doth not goe vnder the kepe and garde of such a man, as both, by wisedome can, and authoritie dare rewle him, to be meruelous dangerous [] not bicause I do contemne, either the knowledge of strange and diuerse tonges, and namelie the Italian tonge [] or else bicause I do despise, the learning that is gotten []
    • c. 1594, William Shakespeare, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Act IV, Scene 2,[5]
      [] one of the strange queen’s lords.
    • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Psalm 137:4,[6]
      How shall we sing the LORD’s song in a strange land?
    • 1662, Samuel Pepys, Diary entry dated 27 November, 1662, in Henry B. Wheatley (editor), The Diary of Samuel Pepys, New York: Croscup & Sterling, 1893, Volume 2, Part 2, p. 377,[7]
      I could not see the [Russian] Embassador in his coach; but his attendants in their habits and fur caps very handsome, comely men [] But Lord! to see the absurd nature of Englishmen, that cannot forbear laughing and jeering at every thing that looks strange.
  5. (obsolete) Reserved; distant in deportment.
    • c. 1596, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act I, Scene 1,[8]
      Good signiors both, when shall we laugh? say, when?
      You grow exceeding strange: must it be so?
    • 1850, Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter, Boston: Ticknor, Reed & Fields, Chapter 19, p. 253,[9]
      She may be strange and shy at first, but will soon learn to love thee!
  6. (obsolete) Backward; slow.
    • 1621, Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, Thierry and Theodoret, London: Thomas Walkley, Act III, Scene 1,[10]
      [] to his name your barrennesse adds rule;
      Who louing the effect, would not be strange
      In fauoring the cause; looke on the profit,
      And gaine will quickly point the mischiefe out.
  7. (obsolete) Not familiar; unaccustomed; inexperienced.
    • c. 1607, William Shakespeare, Timon of Athens, Act IV, Scene 3,[11]
      I know thee well;
      But in thy fortunes am unlearn’d and strange.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (not normal): bizarre, fremd, odd, out of the ordinary, peculiar, queer, singular, unwonted, weird
  • (not part of one's experience): new, unfamiliar, unknown
  • See also Wikisaurus:strange

Antonyms[edit]

  • (not normal): everyday, normal, regular (especially US), standard, usual, unsurprising
  • (not part of one's experience): familiar, known

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • estrange, estranged
  • stranger

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

strange (third-person singular simple present stranges, present participle stranging, simple past and past participle stranged)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To alienate; to estrange.
  2. (obsolete, intransitive) To be estranged or alienated.
  3. (obsolete, intransitive) To wonder; to be astonished (at something).
    • 1661, Joseph Glanvill, The Vanity of Dogmatizing, London: Henry Eversden, Chapter 19, p. 184,[12]
      [these] were all the Assertions of Aristotle, which Theology pronounceth impieties. Which yet we need not strange at from one, of whom a Father saith, Nec Deum coluit nec curavit [he neither worshipped nor cared for God]:

Statistics[edit]

Most common English words before 1923 in Project Gutenberg: reached · appeared · spoke · #462: strange · force · character · taking

Noun[edit]

strange (uncountable)

  1. (slang, uncountable) vagina

Anagrams[edit]

  • Sargent, Stagner, Stanger, garnets, gerants, rangest

Esperanto[edit]

Adverb[edit]

strange

  1. strangely

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstrɑŋɡe/

Adjective[edit]

strange

  1. Inflected form of strang