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wander (v.)

Old English wandrian "move about aimlessly, wander," from West Germanic *wundrōjanan "to roam about" (source also of Old Frisian wondria, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch wanderen, German wandern "to wander," a variant form of the root represented in Old High German wantalon "to walk, wander"), from PIE root *wendh- "to turn, wind, weave" (see wind (v.1)). In reference to the mind, affections, etc., attested from c. 1400. Related: Wandered; wandering. The Wandering Jew of Christian legend first mentioned 13c. (compare French le juif errant, German der ewige Jude).

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Definitions of wander

wander (v.)
move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment;
the wandering Jew
Synonyms: roll / swan / stray / tramp / roam / cast / ramble / rove / range / drift / vagabond
wander (v.)
be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage;
Might her husband be wandering?
Synonyms: cheat on / cheat / cuckold / betray
wander (v.)
go via an indirect route or at no set pace;
After dinner, we wandered into town
wander (v.)
to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course;
sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body
Synonyms: weave / wind / thread / meander
wander (v.)
lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking;
her mind wanders
Synonyms: digress / stray / divagate
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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