To move without purpose or specified destination; often in search of livelihood.
“to wander over the fields”
To stray; stray from one’s course; err.
“A writer wanders from his subject.”
To commit adultery.
To go somewhere indirectly or at varying speeds; to move in a curved path.
Of the mind, to lose focus or clarity of argument or attention.
The act or instance of wandering.
“To go for a wander”
Something that causes amazement or awe; a marvel.
“Wonders of the World seem to come in sevens.”
Something astonishing and seemingly inexplicable.
“The idea was so crazy that it is a wonder that anyone went along with it.”
Someone very talented at something, a genius.
“He’s a wonder at cooking.”
The sense or emotion which can be inspired by something curious or unknown; surprise; astonishment, often with awe or reverence.
A mental pondering, a thought.
To be affected with surprise or admiration; to be struck with astonishment; to be amazed; to marvel; often followed by at.
To ponder; to feel doubt and curiosity; to wait with uncertain expectation; to query in the mind.
“I wonder whether penguins can fly.”
walk or move in a leisurely or aimless way
“I wandered through the narrow streets”
travel aimlessly through or over (an area)
“he found her wandering the streets”
(of a road or river) meander
“the narrow road wanders along the foreshore”
move slowly away from a fixed point or place
“his attention had wandered”
“please don’t wander off again”
be unfaithful to one’s regular sexual partner
“he had married her and he was not going to be allowed to wander”
an act or instance of wandering
“she’d go on wanders like that in her nightgown”