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wander



verb
1. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment (Freq. 18)
- The gypsies roamed the woods
- roving vagabonds
- the wandering Jew
- The cattle roam across the prairie
- the laborers drift from one town to the next
- They rolled from town to town
Syn:
roll, swan, stray, tramp, roam,
cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond
Derivationally related forms:
vagabond (for: vagabond), vagabondage (for: vagabond), drifter (for: drift), drifting (for: drift), roving (for: rove), ramble (for: ramble), rambler (for: ramble), roamer (for: roam), tramp (for: tramp), stray (for: stray), strayer (for: stray), wanderer, wandering
Hypernyms:
travel, go, move, locomote
Hyponyms:
maunder, gallivant, gad, jazz around
Verb Group:
stray, err, drift
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s PP
- They wander the countryside
- They wander in the countryside
2. be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage (Freq. 1)
- She cheats on her husband
- Might her husband be wandering?
Syn:
cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray
Derivationally related forms:
cuckold (for: cuckold)
Hypernyms:
deceive, lead on, delude, cozen
Hyponyms:
two-time, play around, fool around
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s (for: cheat)
3. go via an indirect route or at no set pace
- After dinner, we wandered into town
Hypernyms:
proceed, go forward, continue
Verb Group:
roll, swan, stray, tramp, roam,
cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond,
weave, wind, thread, meander
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s PP
4. to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
- the river winds through the hills
- the path meanders through the vineyards
- sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body
Syn:
weave, wind, thread, meander
Derivationally related forms:
meander (for: meander), thread (for: thread)
Hypernyms:
travel, go, move, locomote
Hyponyms:
snake
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
- Somebody ----s PP
5. lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
- She always digresses when telling a story
- her mind wanders
- Don't digress when you give a lecture
Syn:
digress, stray, divagate
Derivationally related forms:
divagation (for: divagate), digressive (for: digress), digression (for: digress)
Hypernyms:
tell
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s PP

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