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Verb: wander  wón-du(r)
  1. Go via an indirect route or at no set pace
    "After dinner, we wandered into town"
  2. Move about aimlessly or without any fixed destination
    "the wandering Jew";
    - roll, swan [informal], stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond [archaic]
  3. To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body";
    - weave, wind[2], thread, meander
  4. Lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
    "her mind wanders";
    - digress, stray, divagate
  5. Be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
    "Might her husband be wandering?";
    - cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray
Noun: wander  wón-du(r)
  1. The activity of wandering around
    - rove

Derived forms: wandered, wanders, wandering

See also: ranging

Type of: continue, cozen [literary], deceive, delude, go, go forward, lead on, locomote, move, move ahead, proceed, tell, travel

Encyclopedia: Wander, Karl Friedrich Wilhelm