rove Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “rove” in the English Dictionary

"rove" in British English

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roveverb [I + adv/prep, T]

uk   /rəʊv/  us   /roʊv/ literary
to ​move, ​travel, or ​look around an ​area, ​especially a ​large one: His ​eye/​gaze roved ​hungrily about the ​room. He ​spent most of his ​life roving the ​world in ​search of his ​fortune.
(Definition of rove from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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roveverb [I/T]

 us   /roʊv/
to move, ​travel, or ​look around an ​area, without having a ​particularplace you ​intend to go to: [I] He roved around ​town, ​looking for ​work.
(Definition of rove from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rove”
in Spanish vagar, errar…
in Vietnamese đi lang thang…
in Malaysian merayau…
in Thai ร่อนเร่พเนจร…
in French vagabonder…
in German schweifen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 漫游,流浪, (眼睛)环顾,扫视…
in Indonesian mengembara…
in Chinese (Traditional) 漫遊,流浪, (眼睛)環顧,掃視…
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