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wander

wan·der

wander

 
 
pronunciation:
wan dr
part of speech: verb
inflections: wandered, wandering, wanders
definition 1: to move about with no purpose, aim, or plan; roam.
We wandered through the halls until classes started.
synonyms:
ramble, range, roam
similar words:
amble, drift, meander, mill, mope, stray, stroll
definition 2: to take a wrong turn or go the wrong way.
Some boys wandered from the group.My attention wandered during the long movie.
synonyms:
straggle, stray
similar words:
drift, drop back
definition 3: to have trouble thinking clearly.
His mind is wandering because he is ill.
synonyms:
stray
similar words:
drift, ramble, range, rave, roam
derivation: wanderer (n.)