Synonyms of wander in English:

wander


See definition of wander

verb

1‘you can spend the afternoon wandering around the estate’

SYNONYMS
stroll, amble, saunter, walk, dawdle, potter, ramble, maunder, meander
roam, rove, range, knock about, knock around, drift, coast, gallivant, gad about, prowl, mill about, mill around, mill round
trek, trudge, stretch one's legs
Scottish, Irish stravaig
informal traipse, mosey, tootle
British informal mooch, bimble
rare peregrinate

2‘he had wandered away from his mates’

SYNONYMS
stray, depart, diverge, veer, swerve, deviate, digress, vary, drift, get separated, get sidetracked, go wool-gathering
rare divagate

3‘the child wandered off when we weren't looking’

SYNONYMS
get lost, lose one's way, go off course, lose one's bearings, go astray, go off at a tangent

4‘the narrow road wanders along the foreshore’

SYNONYMS
meander, wind, twist, turn, curve, zigzag, bend, snake, worm

5‘he was wandering now, his voice had dropped as he struggled to keep his thread’

SYNONYMS
be incoherent, ramble, babble, talk nonsense, rave, be delirious

noun

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SYNONYMS
stroll, amble, saunter, walk, roam, meander, dawdle, potter, ramble
gallivant, prowl, drift, maunder, promenade, constitutional
turn, breather, airing, trek, trudge
informal traipse, mosey, tootle
British informal mooch
rare perambulation, peregrination