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wander

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wander

  1. a relaxed journey on foot for exercise or pleasure a wander through the woods Synonyms amble, constitutional, perambulation, ramble, range, saunter, stroll, turn, walkRelated Words parade, paseo, promenade; expedition, hike, march, peregrination, traipse, tramp, travel, traversal, traverse, trek, trip, walkabout; excursion, jaunt, junket, outing, sally, sashay, spin, tour; pilgrimage, progress, safari


wander

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wander

  1. 1 to move about from place to place aimlessly we just went outside and wandered around until it was time to go Synonyms bat, cruise, drift, float, gad (about), gallivant (also galavant), kick around, knock (about), maunder, meander, mooch, ramble, range, roam, rove, traipse Related Words amble, saunter, stroll; dawdle, mope; gypsy, hobo, tramp, vagabond; mill (about or around); straggle, stray

  2. 2 to commit an offense we have all wandered from the path of righteousness at least once in our lives Synonyms err, fall, sin, stray, transgress, trespass, offendRelated Words breach, break, infringe, violate; backslide, lapse; mess upNear Antonyms forgive, justify, pardon; regret, repent, rue


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