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Meaning of WANDER

Pronunciation:  'wândur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  lose clarity or turn aside esp. 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"
  2. [v]  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"
  3. [v]  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"
  4. [v]  go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town"
  5. [v]  be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"

WANDER is a 6 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: betray, cast, cheat, cheat on, cuckold, digress, divagate, drift, meander, ramble, range, roam, rove, stray, stray, swan, thread, tramp, vagabond, weave, wind
 See Also: continue, cozen, deceive, delude, fool around, gad, gallivant, go, go forward, jazz around, lead on, locomote, maunder, move, play around, proceed, snake, tell, travel, twotime



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Wan"der\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wandered}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Wandering}.] [OE. wandren, wandrien, AS. wandrian; akin
    to G. wandern to wander; fr. AS. windan to turn. See {Wind}
    to turn.]
    1. To ramble here and there without any certain course or
       with no definite object in view; to range about; to
       stroll; to rove; as, to wander over the fields.
             They wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins.
                                                   --Heb. xi. 37.
             He wandereth abroad for bread.        --Job xv. 23.
    2. To go away; to depart; to stray off; to deviate; to go
       astray; as, a writer wanders from his subject.
             When God caused me to wander from my father's house.
                                                   --Gen. xx. 13.
             O, let me not wander from thy commandments. --Ps.
                                                   cxix. 10.
    3. To be delirious; not to be under the guidance of reason;
       to rave; as, the mind wanders.
    Syn: To roam; rove; range; stroll; gad; stray; straggly; err;
         swerve; deviate; depart.
  2. \Wan"der\, v. t.
    To travel over without a certain course; to traverse; to
    stroll through. [R.] ``[Elijah] wandered this barren waste.''
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are wandering, suggests that you are searching and looking for some direction in your life. You are lacking motivation. Alternatively, it represents a transformation.