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ramble

verb uk   /ˈræm.bl̩/ us  

ramble verb (WALK)

[I usually + adv/prep] to walk for pleasure, especially in the countryside: I love to ramble through the fields and lanes in this part of the country. Let's go rambling tomorrow.

ramble verb (TALK/WRITE)

[I] disapproving to talk or write in a confused way, often for a long time: Sorry, I'm rambling (on) - let me get back to the point.

ramble verb (SPREAD)

[I] (especially of a plant) to go in many different directions: An old clematis rambles over the garden wall.

ramble

noun [C] uk   /ˈræm.bl̩/ us  
a long walk especially through the countryside: We go for a ramble through the woods every Saturday.
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