HyperDic: wander

English > 5 senses of the word wander:
VERBmotionwander, roll, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabondmove about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
socialwander, cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betraybe sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
motionwandergo via an indirect route or at no set pace
motionwander, weave, wind, thread, meanderto move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
communicationwander, digress, stray, divagatelose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject / subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
wander > pronunciation
Soundswaa'nder
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English > wander: 5 senses > 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 wander the countryside; They wander in the countryside
Example "the wandering Jew"
Synonymsroll, swan, stray, tramp, roam, 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
Nounswanderersomeone who leads a wandering unsettled life
wanderingtravelling about without any clear destination
English > wander: 5 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningBe sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example "Might her husband be wandering?"
Synonymscheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray
Narrowerplay around, fool aroundcommit adultery
two-timecarry on a romantic relationship with two people at the same time
Broaderdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Spanishengañar, poner los cuernos, ser infiel
Catalanenganyar
English > wander: 5 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningGo via an indirect route or at no set pace.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"After dinner, we wandered into town"
Broaderproceed, go forward, continueMove ahead
Similar toroll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabondMove about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
weave, wind, thread, meander, wanderTo move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
Spanishdeambular
Catalandeambular
English > wander: 5 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningTo move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"
Synonymsweave, wind, thread, meander
NarrowersnakeMove along a winding path
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar towanderGo via an indirect route or at no set pace
Spanisharremolinar, serpentear, zigzaguear
Catalanarremolinar, serpejar, serpentejar, vagar
English > wander: 5 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningLose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject / subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example "her mind wanders"
Synonymsdigress, stray, divagate
BroadertellLet something be known
Spanishdesviarse, divagar
Catalandivagar

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