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.