Definition of 'roam'
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At least there will be no international roaming charges. Computing (2010)So he played him in a role that gave him the freedom to roam around the park. The Sun (2016)And now we hear that at night, there are actual wolves roaming the city streets looking for food. The Sun (2017)The game was hugely popular in the first couple of months, with hordes of players roaming the streets with eyes fixed to their phone screens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both tribes will find much to savour, especially when the virtual reality is up and running and visitors can roam around some of the paintings themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They roam about in early autumn looking for somewhere to settle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There were hundreds of pupils roaming around. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The animals that roamed this area were diverse and fierce. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)How many other foreign criminals and gangsters are roaming our country? The Sun (2012)Similar action is being taken over mobile roaming charges. The Sun (2013)Yet the police and security services let him roam the streets with impunity. The Sun (2013)They still roam as free as the wind. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThe last thing you want is an angry ex roaming around online spitting venom about you. The Sun (2012)No caps on roaming charges are applied to other overseas destinations. The Sun (2016)Yet he is free to roam the streets. The Sun (2012)These almost empty mountains where wolves and bears still roam are remote only because nobody comes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why should they be allowed to roam the streets like feral beasts? The Sun (2009)Their aim is to carry out forensic tests on the beast to find out more about the area it once roamed. The Sun (2014)After that normal roaming charges apply. Times, Sunday Times (2006)While some roads are rough and animals roam freely, the atmosphere is convivial during the day. Times, Sunday Times (2010)While during the day you can roam fairly freely, the short nights are hazardous. The Sun (2015)So they decided to take them to an uninhabited planet that would serve as an asylum and where they could roam free and act goofy. Christianity Today (2000)Are there packs of shrieking women roaming the country for a programme where they can screech at the tops of their voices and spoil our enjoyment? Times, Sunday Times (2008)What about mobile roaming charges? Times, Sunday Times (2016)More then 3,000 homeless hounds are roaming the country and the government is under fire for trying to solve the difficulty by poisoning the pooches. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'roam'
British English: roam VERB
If you roam an area or roam around it, you wander or travel around it without having a particular purpose.
Barefoot children roamed the streets.
Definition of roam from the Collins English Dictionary
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