verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of wander
Examples from the Web for wander
Finally, I have to wander slightly off brief with my last two recommendations.Doctors Can Write More Than Prescriptions: The Best Books by Doctors|Gabriel Weston|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One can even rent out the villa here or wander down from the Arc de Triomphe and peek through the fence.
Of all the war-torn eras in the all the history of the world, why, Frank Miller and Zack Snyder, did you have to wander into mine?‘300’ Is a Misleading, Muscle-Bound Travesty of Ancient History|James Romm|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Guests snatch up the eccentric-looking drinks that line the bar as they wander around before the performance.
In Jordan, in Kuwait, in Turkey, not even a dog could wander into Iraq, but from Der ez-Sour we went where we wanted.
"I would rather you did not wander on the moor so late at night," Mildred Caniper said.Moor Fires|E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
Crossing the square where the Tacon theatre and circus stand, I wander through the narrow, ill-paved streets of the Cuban capital.The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba|Walter Goodman
It is dangerous to wander in fairyland, as Chesterton has himself demonstrated, "one might meet a fairy."G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study|Julius West
Why should we be of the tribe of Manasseh when we can wander with Esau?Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats|Barnette Miller
Know this, and your thoughts will never want matter to be employed on; nor will they be suffered to wander much abroad.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
British Dictionary definitions for wander
verb (mainly intr)
Word Origin for wander
Word Origin and History for wander
Old English wandrian "move about aimlessly, wander," from West Germanic *wandrojan (cf. Old Frisian wondria, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch wanderen, German wandern "to wander," a variant form of the root represented in Old High German wantalon "to walk, wander"), from root *wend- "to turn" (see wind (v.)). In reference to the mind, affections, etc., attested from c.1400. Related: Wandered; wandering. The Wandering Jew of Christian legend first mentioned 13c. (cf. French le juif errant, German der ewige Jude).