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Synonyms of 'meander'

(verb) 
Definition
(of a river, road, etc.) to follow a winding course
The river meandered in lazy curves.
Synonyms
wind
The Moselle winds through some 160 miles of tranquil countryside.
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turn
the corner where our street turns into the main road
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snake
The road snaked through the forested mountains.
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(verb) 
Definition
to wander without definite aim or direction
We meandered along the Irish country roads.
Synonyms
wander
He wandered aimlessly around the garden.
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stroll
We strolled back, put the kettle on and settled down.
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stray
She could not keep her eyes from straying towards him.
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drift
People drifted around the room.
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ramble
freedom to ramble across the moors
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stravaig (Scottish, Northern England, dialect)
(verb) 
She meandered on, stopping now and again for a breath.
Synonyms
ramble
Sometimes she tended to ramble.
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rabbit (British, informal)
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chatter
Everyone was chattering away in different languages.
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waffle (British, informal)
some guy on TV waffling on about some new product
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witter (British, informal)
She witters on about her boyfriend all the time.
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prattle
She prattled on until I wanted to scream.
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natter (British, informal)
The pair would natter on the phone for hours.
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prate (rare)
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earbash (Australian, New Zealand, slang)
(noun) 
a meander round the shops
Synonyms
wander
Let's go for a wander round the shops.
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saunter
She began a slow saunter towards the bonfire.
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mosey (informal)
(noun) 
Definition
a curve or bend, as in a river
The outer bank of a meander in the river.
Synonyms
curve
a curve in the road
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bend
The crash occurred on a sharp bend.
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turn
You can't do a right-hand turn here.
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twist
the twists and turns of the existing track
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loop
She reached for a loop of garden hose.
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coil
Tess slung the coil of rope over her shoulder.
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of bend
Definition
a curved part
The crash occurred on a sharp bend.
Synonyms
in the sense of chatter
Definition
to speak quickly and continuously about unimportant things
Everyone was chattering away in different languages.
Synonyms
rabbit on (British, informal),
gab (informal),
schmooze (slang),
blether (Scottish),
run off at the mouth (US, slang),
in the sense of coil
Definition
a single loop of such a series
Tess slung the coil of rope over her shoulder.
Synonyms

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