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verb wander pronunciation in British English /ˈwɒndə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theywander
he/she/itwanders
present participlewandering
past tensewandered
past participlewandered

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to travel from place to place, especially on foot, without a particular direction or purpose
    He wandered the countryside, looking for his son.
    wander into/around/through: My sister likes wandering around the city at night.
    wander through/into/around: Jim wandered into the kitchen to make breakfast.
  2. 2

    wander

    or

    wander off

    [intransitive] to move away from a place where you are usually, or where people expect you to be
    It’s a safe place where kids can wander off on their own.
  3. 5
    [intransitive] to talk about something that is not connected with the subject that you were talking about before
    Keep your answers short and don’t wander off the point.
  4. 6
    [intransitive] if something such as a path or river wanders, it curves
    A narrow path wanders between the trees.

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wanderer

noun [countable]
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singularwanderer
pluralwanderers
She’s a wanderer – always likes to be on the move.

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