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English definition of “wander”

wander

verb
 
 
/ˈwɒndər/
WALK [I, T] B2 to walk slowly about a place without any purpose: They wandered aimlessly around the town.Moving on foot
LEAVE PLACE [I] (also wander off) to walk away from the place where you should be: He was here a moment ago - he must have wandered off.Abstaining and refrainingDeparting
sb's attention/mind/thoughts, etc wander If someone's attention/mind, etc wanders, they start thinking about one subject when they should be thinking about a different subject: I was bored and my thoughts started to wander.Mental and psychiatric disorders
(Definition of wander from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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