wander

  • 1Wander — bezeichnet: Wander AG, eine Schweizer Lebensmittelfirma, Tochterunternehmen von Associated British Foods einen Begriff aus der Übertragungstechnik, siehe Jitter. Wander ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Albert Wander (1818–1893),… …

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  • 2Wander — Wan der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wandered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wandering}.] [OE. wandren, wandrien, AS. wandrian; akin to G. wandern to wander; fr. AS. windan to turn. See {Wind} to turn.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ramble here and there without any certain …

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  • 3wander — (v.) O.E. wandrian move about aimlessly, wander, from W.Gmc. *wandrojan (Cf. O.Fris. wondria, M.L.G., M.Du. wanderen, Ger. wandern to wander, a variant form of the root represented in O.H.G. wantalon to walk, wander ), from root *wend to turn… …

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  • 4wander — wander, stray, roam, ramble, rove, range, prowl, gad, gallivant, traipse, meander can mean to move about more or less aimlessly or without a plan from place to place or from point to point. Most of these verbs may imply walking, but most are not… …

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  • 5wander — [v1] move about aimlessly aberrate, amble, circumambulate, circumlocute, circumnutate, cruise, deviate, divagate, diverge, drift, float, follow one’s nose*, gad*, gallivant*, globe trot, hike, hopscotch*, jaunt, maunder, meander, peregrinate,… …

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  • 6wander — [wän′dər] vi. [ME wandren < OE wandrian, akin to Ger wandern, akin ? to WEND, WIND1] 1. to move or go about aimlessly, without plan or fixed destination; ramble; roam 2. to go to a destination in a casual way or by an indirect route; idle;… …

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  • 7Wander — Wan der, v. t. To travel over without a certain course; to traverse; to stroll through. [R.] [Elijah] wandered this barren waste. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8wander — index digress, perambulate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9wander — ► VERB 1) walk or move in a leisurely, casual, or aimless way. 2) move slowly away from a fixed point or place. ► NOUN ▪ an act or spell of wandering. DERIVATIVES wanderer noun. ORIGIN Old English, related to WEND …

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  • 10wander — wan|der1 S3 [ˈwɔndə US ˈwa:ndər] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(without direction)¦ 2¦(move away)¦ 3¦(mind/thoughts)¦ 4¦(conversation)¦ 5 somebody s mind is wandering 6¦(eyes)¦ 7¦(road/river)¦ 8¦(hands)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: wandrian] …

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  • 11wander — I UK [ˈwɒndə(r)] / US [ˈwɑndər] verb Word forms wander : present tense I/you/we/they wander he/she/it wanders present participle wandering past tense wandered past participle wandered ** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to travel from place to place …

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  • 12wander — 1 verb 1 MOVE WITHOUT A DIRECTION (I, T) to move slowly across or around an area, without a clear direction or purpose: wander in/through/around etc: I ll just wander around the mall for half an hour. | wander sth: Nomadic tribes wander these… …

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  • 13wander — verb 1 move slowly around a place/go from place to place ADVERB ▪ slowly ▪ aimlessly ▪ disconsolately, restlessly ▪ happily ▪ at …

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  • 14wander — wan|der1 [ wandər ] verb ** ▸ 1 travel without purpose ▸ 2 move away from place ▸ 3 stop concentrating ▸ 4 talk about something else ▸ 5 look at something else ▸ 6 when path/river curves 1. ) intransitive or transitive to travel from place to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15wander — [[t]wɒ̱ndə(r)[/t]] wanders, wandering, wandered 1) VERB If you wander in a place, you walk around there in a casual way, often without intending to go in any particular direction. [V prep/adv] When he got bored he wandered around the fair... [V… …

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  • 16wander — 01. We didn t do much last night; we just [wandered] around town window shopping. 02. There is a traditional Gypsy curse which states, May you [wander] over the face of the earth forever, never sleep twice in the same bed, never drink water twice …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17Wander AG — Die Wander AG ist ein heute zum Associated British Foods gehörender Nahrungsmittelproduzent mit Sitz in Neuenegg (Kanton Bern, Schweiz). Das Unternehmen beschäftigt in der Schweiz rund 300 Mitarbeiter. Bekanntes Produkt ist Ovomaltine.… …

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  • 18Wander — Wạnder,   1) Fred, österreichischer Schriftsteller, * Wien 5. 1. 1917; aus jüdisch chassidischer Familie, führte nach 1931 ein unruhiges Wanderleben, bei Kriegsausbruch in Frankreich, dort interniert, 1942 nach Deutschland deportiert (KZ… …

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  • 19wander — verb (wandered; wandering) Etymology: Middle English wandren, from Old English wandrian; akin to Middle High German wandern to wander, Old English windan to wind, twist Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. to move about without a… …

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  • 20Wander — In telecommunication, wander are long term random variations of the significant instants of a digital signal from their ideal positions. Phase variations with a frequency content above 10 Hz are considered jitter, while those with a frequency… …

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