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English noun: meander

1. meander (object) a bend or curve, as in a stream or river

Broader (hypernym)curve, curved shape

Narrower (hyponym)oxbow

Part meronymstream, watercourse

2. meander (act) an aimless amble on a winding course


Broader (hypernym)amble, perambulation, promenade, saunter, stroll

English verb: meander

1. meander (motion) to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

SamplesThe river winds through the hills.
The path meanders through the vineyards.
Sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body.

Synonymsthread, wander, weave, wind

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

Narrower (hyponym)snake

Verb groupwander

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