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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wan·der /ˈwɑndɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wan·der v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wandered p. pr. & vb. n. Wandering.]
 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.
    They wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins.   --Heb. xi. 37.
    He wandereth abroad for bread.   --Job xv. 23.
 2. To go away; to depart; to stray off; to deviate; to go astray; as, a writer wanders from his subject.
    When God caused me to wander from my father's house.   --Gen. xx. 13.
    O, let me not wander from thy commandments.   --Ps. cxix. 10.
 3. To be delirious; not to be under the guidance of reason; to rave; as, the mind wanders.
 Syn: -- To roam; rove; range; stroll; gad; stray; straggly; err; swerve; deviate; depart.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wan·der, v. t. To travel over without a certain course; to traverse; to stroll through.  [R.] “[Elijah] wandered this barren waste.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in
           search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the
           woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The
           cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift
           from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to
           town" [syn: roll, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast,
            ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond]
      2: be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She
         cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"
         [syn: cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray]
      3: go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner,
         we wandered into town"
      4: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular
         course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path
         meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout
         wanders through the entire body" [syn: weave, wind, thread,
      5: lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject
         of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking,
         or speaking; "She always digresses when telling a story";
         "her mind wanders"; "Don't digress when you give a
         lecture" [syn: digress, stray, divagate]