Synonyms of 'rove'
to wander about (a place)roving about the town in the dead of night
He wandered aimlessly around the garden.
They range widely in search of carrion.
People drifted around the room.
We strolled back, put the kettle on and settled down.
A railway line crosses the park so children must not be allowed to stray.
They were encouraged not to let their cattle roam freely.
freedom to ramble across the moors
We meandered along the Irish country roads.
go walkabout (Australian),
She shouldn't be gallivanting around filling her head with nonsense.
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in the sense of drift
to move aimlessly from one place or activity to anotherPeople drifted around the room.
in the sense of gallivant
to go about in search of pleasureShe shouldn't be gallivanting around filling her head with nonsense.
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