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Definition of Wander


  1. To ramble here and there without any certain course or with no definite object in view; to range about; to stroll; to rove; as, to wander over the fields.
  2. To go away; to depart; to stray off; to deviate; to go astray; as, a writer wanders from his subject.
  3. To be delirious; not to be under the guidance of reason; to rave; as, the mind wanders.
  4. To travel over without a certain course; to traverse; to stroll through.

Wander Quotations

All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost.
J. R. R. Tolkien

Not all those who wander are lost. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Not all those who wander are lost.
J. R. R. Tolkien

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
Hilaire Belloc

Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.
Nikola Tesla

There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by.
William C. Bryant
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Wander Translations

wander in Afrikaans is swerf
wander in Danish is strejfe om
wander in Dutch is rondtrekken, trekken, rondreizen
wander in Finnish is vaeltaa
wander in French is vaguer, errer, parcourent, parcourons, parcourez
wander in German is umherschweifen
wander in Portuguese is vagueie
wander in Swedish is vandra
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