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Synonyms for wandering
ˈwɒn dər ɪŋwan·der·ing

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wandering

    Synonyms:
    roving, vagrant, rambling, strolling, discursive

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. wanderingnoun

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

  2. wanderingnoun

    Synonyms:
    aberration, deviation from rectitude

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wandering":

    stray, curfew, roaming

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How to use wandering in a sentence?

  1. Jeff Yang:

    We're all hoping that this works, because 20 years of wandering in the wilderness is damn well enough.

  2. Amishi Jha:

    It's the antidote to mind wandering, it's paying attention to our present moment experience without editorializing or reacting to it.

  3. Saul Williams:

    The wind is the moon's imagination wandering. It seeps through cracks, ripples the grass, explores the unknown. My love is my soul's imagination.

  4. Keri Gans:

    If you're someone who works from home and you find yourself wandering into the kitchen too many times, or if you keep visiting an office kitchen that's packed with snacks, here chewing a piece of gum may help, it's putting something in your mouth, it's keeping it busy, it has this great flavor in it, and you might be less likely to reach for food... or that piece of chocolate on your co-worker's desk.

  5. 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.

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