wander\ about


wander\ about
wander about in some manner wander about aimlessly (forlornly, hopefully, etc.) бесцельно и т.д. скитаться /бродить/

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • wander about — index prowl Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • wander about the world — go from place to place around the world, travel aimlessly around the world …   English contemporary dictionary

  • about — /euh bowt /, prep. 1. of; concerning; in regard to: instructions about the work; a book about the Civil War. 2. connected or associated with: There was an air of mystery about him. 3. near; close to: a man about my height; about six o clock. 4.… …   Universalium

  • about — a•bout [[t]əˈbaʊt[/t]] prep. 1) concerning; on the subject of; in regard to: a book about the Civil War[/ex] 2) connected or associated with: an air of mystery about him[/ex] 3) near; close to: about my height; about six o clock[/ex] 4) in or… …   From formal English to slang

  • about — /əˈbaʊt / (say uh bowt) preposition 1. of; concerning; in regard to: to talk about secrets. 2. connected with: instructions about the work. 3. somewhere near or in: she is about the house. 4. near; close to: about my height. 5. on every side of;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • wander — wander, stray, roam, ramble, rove, range, prowl, gad, gallivant, traipse, meander can mean to move about more or less aimlessly or without a plan from place to place or from point to point. Most of these verbs may imply walking, but most are not… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Wander — Wan der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wandered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wandering}.] [OE. wandren, wandrien, AS. wandrian; akin to G. wandern to wander; fr. AS. windan to turn. See {Wind} to turn.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ramble here and there without any certain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wander — (v.) O.E. wandrian move about aimlessly, wander, from W.Gmc. *wandrojan (Cf. O.Fris. wondria, M.L.G., M.Du. wanderen, Ger. wandern to wander, a variant form of the root represented in O.H.G. wantalon to walk, wander ), from root *wend to turn… …   Etymology dictionary

  • wander — [v1] move about aimlessly aberrate, amble, circumambulate, circumlocute, circumnutate, cruise, deviate, divagate, diverge, drift, float, follow one’s nose*, gad*, gallivant*, globe trot, hike, hopscotch*, jaunt, maunder, meander, peregrinate,… …   New thesaurus

  • wander — [wän′dər] vi. [ME wandren < OE wandrian, akin to Ger wandern, akin ? to WEND, WIND1] 1. to move or go about aimlessly, without plan or fixed destination; ramble; roam 2. to go to a destination in a casual way or by an indirect route; idle;… …   English World dictionary

  • wander — wan|der1 [ wandər ] verb ** ▸ 1 travel without purpose ▸ 2 move away from place ▸ 3 stop concentrating ▸ 4 talk about something else ▸ 5 look at something else ▸ 6 when path/river curves 1. ) intransitive or transitive to travel from place to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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