Infants and young toddlers are placed in cribs to keep them from roaming; is placing a child in a tent not similar?
We have now officially entered Sandy Phase Two, past the fear of drowning, the crashing trees, and the roaming packs of rats.
This extravagant borrowing funds a steakhouse, outdoor hot tubs, a first-run movie theater, and a roaming ice-cream truck.
In the interim we will have what are not-so-fondly called "zombie banks" roaming the financial landscape.
Melissa was roaming around the room like a little Jewish Eloise and Joan calls her over.
And the weather being what it was, he felt an overwhelming desire to spend the day roaming in the forest of Compigne.
Up and down, roaming wide, leaving everywhere a trail of red.
Instead of roaming over the woods, I went the next morning to my grandmother.
He spoke exactly as if he had been a collector who had been roaming the world for curios.
I thought that she was roaming about the house, and I gave orders to look for her.
c.1300, romen, possibly from Old English *ramian "act of wandering about," which is probably related to aræman "arise, lift up." There are no certain cognate forms in other Germanic languages, but Barnhart points to Old Norse reimuðr "act of wandering about," reimast "to haunt." "Except in late puns, there is no evidence of connexion with the Romance words denoting pilgrims or pilgrimages to Rome ...." [OED], such as Spanish romero "a pilot-fish; a pilgrim;" Old French romier "travelling as a pilgrim; a pilgrim," from Medieval Latin romerius "a pilgrim" (originally to Rome). Related: Roamed; roamer; roaming.
To use a cellular phone outside of one's own service area: Hi honey. I'm roaming in San Francisco (1990s+)