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English noun: ramble

1. ramble (act) an aimless amble on a winding course


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

English verb: ramble

1. ramble (stative) continue talking or writing in a desultory manner

SamplesThis novel rambles on and jogs.

Synonymsjog, ramble on

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)carry on, continue, go on, proceed

2. ramble (motion) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

SamplesThe gypsies roamed the woods.
Roving vagabonds.
The wandering Jew.
The cattle roam across the prairie.
The laborers drift from one town to the next.
They rolled from town to town.

ExamplesThey ramble the countryside, They ramble in the countryside

Synonymscast, drift, range, roam, roll, rove, stray, swan, tramp, vagabond, wander

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

Narrower (hyponym)gad, gallivant, jazz around, maunder

Verb groupdrift, err, stray, wander

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