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Synonyms for wandering
ˈwɒn dər ɪŋwan·der·ing

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wandering

    Synonyms:
    roving, vagrant, rambling, strolling, discursive

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. wandering, roving, vagabondageadjective

    travelling about without any clear destination

    "she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him"

    Synonyms:
    roving, vagabondage

    Antonyms:
    settled, direct

  2. mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wanderingadjective

    migratory

    "a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering tribes"

    Synonyms:
    mobile, rambling, peregrine, planetary, nomadic, roving, meandering(a), erratic, winding, wandering(a), fluid

    Antonyms:
    settled, direct

  3. meandering(a), rambling, wandering(a), windingadjective

    of a path e.g.

    "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"

    Antonyms:
    settled, direct

  4. erratic, planetary, wanderingadjective

    having no fixed course

    "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"

    Synonyms:
    planetal, winding, nomadic, quicksilver(a), rambling, meandering(a), wandering(a), terrestrial, erratic, peregrine, worldwide, planetary, world-wide, mobile, fickle, temperamental, global, world(a), roving, mercurial

    Antonyms:
    direct, settled

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wanderingnoun

    Synonyms:
    roving, rambling, travelling, travel, peregrination, excursion, range, roaming

  2. wanderingnoun

    Synonyms:
    aberration, deviation from rectitude

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "wandering":

    stray, curfew, roaming

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How to use wandering in a sentence?

  1. New York-based:

    We didn't know what to do with ourselves without them, we’ve been kind of wandering around just missing them.

  2. Keith Mitchell:

    I was trying to focus on what was going on, my mind started wandering there a little bit at the end ... and then I hit a great putt.

  3. James Grimaldi:

    This time of year, it's common to get calls several times a week for alligators wandering into people's yards and roadways.

  4. Kristi King:

    This is a time of uncertainty and planning can help establish a sense of normalcy for kids, not to mention, preparing the lunch just as if you would pack it for school will help prevent your children from mindless eating and wandering to the kitchen.

  5. Bern Williams:

    Ideas are like wandering sons. They show up when you least expect them.


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