Associations to the word «Wander»


WANDER, verb. (intransitive) To move without purpose or specified destination; often in search of livelihood.
WANDER, verb. (intransitive) To stray; stray from one's course; err.
WANDER, verb. (intransitive) To commit adultery.
WANDER, verb. (intransitive) To go somewhere indirectly or at varying speeds; to move in a curved path.
WANDER, verb. (intransitive) Of the mind, to lose focus or clarity of argument or attention.
WANDER, noun. The act or instance of wandering.

Dictionary definition

WANDER, verb. Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town".
WANDER, verb. Be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?".
WANDER, verb. Go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town".
WANDER, verb. To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body".
WANDER, verb. Lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking; "She always digresses when telling a story"; "her mind wanders"; "Don't digress when you give a lecture".

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