HyperDic: roam

English > 1 sense of the word roam:
VERBmotionroam, roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabondmove about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
roam > pronunciation
Soundsrow'm
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English > roam: 1 sense > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment.
PatternSomebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey roam the countryside; They roam in the countryside
Examples
  • "The gypsies roamed the woods"
  • "The cattle roam across the prairie"
Synonymsroll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond
Narrowergallivant, gad, jazz aroundwander aimlessly in search of pleasure
maunderwander aimlessly
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar tostray, err, driftwander from a direct course or at random
wanderGo via an indirect route or at no set pace
Spanishcaminar, deambular, errar, girar, rondar, vagabundear, vagar
Catalancaminar, deambular, girar, rondar, vagabundejar, vagarejar, vagar
Nounsroamersomeone who leads a wandering unsettled life

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