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English noun: ramble

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


Synonymsmeander


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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