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roam

roam

 
pronunciation:
rom
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: roamed, roaming, roams
definition: to proceed or travel without a fixed course or destination; wander.
His plan was simply to roam through Europe staying at youth hostels.
synonyms:
drift, gad, meander, peregrinate, ramble, range, rove, stray, wander
similar words:
bat around, browse, divagate, gallivant, perambulate, stroll, traipse, tramp, travel
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to wander through or over.
Herds of bison roamed the plains.We roamed the store in search of bargains.
synonyms:
ramble, rove, wander
similar words:
perambulate, peregrinate, prowl, stroll, tramp, travel
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of moving or traveling without a fixed course or destination; wandering.
synonyms:
meander, rove
similar words:
prowl
derivation: roamer (n.)
Homophone Note
The words roam and Rome (a city) sound alike but have different meanings.