wander
1. [ verb ] move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
Synonyms: roam drift range stray rove vagabond ramble cast roll tramp swan
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: travel maunder gallivant stray straggler wanderer alley_cat wandering rambler drifting vagabond hiker
2. [ verb ] (sexuality) be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
Synonyms: betray cheat cuckold cheat_on
Examples:

"She cheats on her husband" "Might her husband be wandering?"

Related terms: deceive twotime play_around two-time cuckold
3. [ verb ] go via an indirect route or at no set pace
Examples:

"After dinner, we wandered into town"

Related terms: proceed weave
4. [ verb ] to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
Synonyms: wind thread meander weave
Examples:

"the river winds through the hills" "the path meanders through the vineyards" "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"

Related terms: travel snake
5. [ verb ] lose clarity or turn aside esp. from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
Synonyms: digress divagate stray
Examples:

"She always digresses when telling a story" "her mind wanders" "Don't digress when you give a lecture"

Related terms: tell diversion digression
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