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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. Amishi Jha:

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

  2. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    listen! trench town was a healing sanctuary for many a wandering souls in kingston jamaica. I am here now to make sure that this crucial part of our history/my history will be permanently enshrined with us legends and be so protected. No one else can do it.

  3. War Relief -RRB- Fine:

    There's easily a million stray animals right now, if not two million wandering around Ukraine looking for food, and they're going to start mating, and they're in shelters that don't have protection because they don't have enough cages. You're going to have a huge problem, so we said, we need to set up mobile units to go over there and spay, neuter, vaccinate these animals. And then we thought about, and we said, ‘Well, let's work that with Microsoft and put in a chip or read their chips and try to reunite them with their owners,'.

  4. Arthur O'Shaunessey:

    We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of the dream. Wandering by lone sea breakers, and sitting by desolate streams. World losers and world forsakers, for whom the pale moon gleams. Yet we are movers and the shakers of the world forever it seems.

  5. Jim Berrian:

    The first evidence we found of this species was a shed exoskeleton in the cracks of a rock overhang, the exoskeleton was abnormally big and I could tell by the eye pattern that it was in a group of spiders, wandering spiders from the Family Ctenidae, with very few species in Baja California Sur.


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