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Overview of noun wandering

The noun wandering has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. wandering, roving, vagabondage

(travelling about without any clear destination; "she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him")


Overview of verb wander

The verb wander has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (18) roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond

(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")

2. (1) cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wander

(be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?")

3. wander

(go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town")

4. weave, wind, thread, meander, wander

(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")

5. digress, stray, divagate, wander

(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")


Overview of adj wandering

The adj wandering has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering

(migratory; "a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering tribes")

2. (2) meandering, rambling, wandering, winding

(of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road")

3. erratic, planetary, wandering

(having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond")

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