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rove

rove

 
 
pronunciation:
rov
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: roved, roves, roving
definition: to wander widely, without a fixed destination; roam.
The peddler roved about the country selling his wares.
synonyms:
drift, ramble, range, roam, traipse, tramp, wander
similar words:
deviate, divagate, gad, meander, stray, travel, trek, walk
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to wander about, in, or through.
They roved the countryside in search of wild berries.
synonyms:
ramble, range, roam, tramp, wander
similar words:
perambulate, peregrinate, prowl, stroll, walk
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part of speech: noun
definition: an act or instance of roving.
synonyms:
roam
similar words:
amble, meander, prowl, saunter, stroll, walk