Antonyms for wander

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Why else should they wander together in the woods, or be so lost in talk by rustic streams?

They can wander on the banks of the Kladeos and the Alpheios.

She had to wander around and around, and get food and drink wherever she could find them.

You wander whither you will, meeting few, and disturbed by none.

How far is the district over which these strange Dhahs are said to wander?

Suffer thy desires to wander into a larger and more dangerous field.

Just now his busy thoughts were free to wander whithersoever they listed.

Fyles had permitted his gaze to wander down the wooded course of the river.

I was forced at times to wander round, and round, and round that spot.

He had thought of those who wander there, of Peppina's aunt, of certain others.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English wandrian "move about aimlessly, wander," from West Germanic *wandrojan (cf. Old Frisian wondria, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch wanderen, German wandern "to wander," a variant form of the root represented in Old High German wantalon "to walk, wander"), from root *wend- "to turn" (see wind (v.)). In reference to the mind, affections, etc., attested from c.1400. Related: Wandered; wandering. The Wandering Jew of Christian legend first mentioned 13c. (cf. French le juif errant, German der ewige Jude).

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