One entry found for wander.
Main Entry: wan·der
Inflected Form(s): wan·dered; wan·der·ing /-d(-)ri/ 1: to move about without a purpose 2: to follow a winding course : MEANDER 3 a: to get off the right course : STRAY <wandered away> b: to lose one's normal mental concentration <her mind wandered> - wandernoun - wan·der·er /-dr-r/ noun synonymsWANDER, ROAM, RAMBLE, MEANDER mean to move about from place to place without a reason or plan. WANDER suggests that one does not follow a fixed course while moving about <the nomads wandered in the desert for hundreds of years>. ROAM suggests a carefree wandering over a wide area often for pleasure <I roamed over the hills and through the meadows>. RAMBLE suggests that one wanders in a careless way and without concern for where one goes <tourists rambling through the park>. MEANDER suggests following a winding course and may also suggest moving lazily <the youngsters meandered on the way home>.