English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to wander about (a place)
roving about the town in the dead of night
Synonyms
wander
He wandered aimlessly around the garden.
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range
They range widely in search of carrion.
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drift
People drifted around the room.
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stroll
We strolled back, put the kettle on and settled down.
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stray
A railway line crosses the park so children must not be allowed to stray.
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roam
They were encouraged not to let their cattle roam freely.
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ramble
freedom to ramble across the moors
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meander
We meandered along the Irish country roads.
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traipse (informal)
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go walkabout (Australian)
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gallivant
She shouldn't be gallivanting around filling her head with nonsense.
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gad about
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stravaig (Scottish, Northern England, dialect)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of drift
Definition
to move aimlessly from one place or activity to another
People drifted around the room.
Synonyms
traipse (informal),
stravaig (Scottish, Northern England, dialect),
peregrinate
in the sense of gallivant
Definition
to go about in search of pleasure
She shouldn't be gallivanting around filling her head with nonsense.
Synonyms
gad about,
run around,
go walkabout (Australian),
stravaig (Scottish, Northern England, dialect)
in the sense of meander
Definition
to wander without definite aim or direction
We meandered along the Irish country roads.
Synonyms
stravaig (Scottish, Northern England, dialect)

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