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Synonyms for wander




wander off


wander off something


  • deviate from
  • diverge from
  • veer from
  • swerve from
  • digress from
  • go off at a tangent from
  • go off course from
  • lapse from

Synonyms for wander

to move about at random, especially over a wide area

to turn aside, especially from the main subject in writing or speaking

an act of walking, especially for pleasure

Synonyms for wander

move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking

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But a study this month in the journal Neuropsychologica finds that people whose minds wander the most may score higher on tests that measure intellectual and creative ability.
Wander, launched in early 2017 with more than 250,000 hotels, created a platform for its customers to give something back to programs, organizations or causes that can affect the world directly.
Amishai-Maisels takes Donovan to task for emphasizing that the scene depicts the Jew as "doomed to wander" since he is so clearly standing still.
We need to combine our hands and jog towards giving the best to our wander regarding introduction internationally.
For whom the mind wanders, and when: an experience-sampling study of working memory and executive control in daily life.
They're offering the third annual Wander to Wander IK on Sunday, Sept.
Although elopement prevention plans often include a variety of best practices, a providers approach could be significantly improved by having a comprehensive risk assessment program to identify residents who wander.
Two business start-up concepts were identified for further development through the Living Labs project - the Wander City app and a recycling concept, Bin it to Win it.
So apparently allowing your mind to wander from time to time is crucial for one's creative process.
Then we wander, watching the street theatre as we go.
A WOMAN twice allowed a three-year-old boy to wander the streets alone in his pyjamas at 5am.
A new study of 239 healthy women ages 50-65 years aimed to see if telomere length was associated with being present in the moment versus letting the mind wander. Results showed that those who reported more mind wandering had shorter telomeres than those who reported they were engaged in current activities.
People's minds wander at least 30 percent of the time during all activities except sex, say graduate student Matthew Killingsworth and psychologist Daniel Gilbert, both of Harvard University.
Whatever the details, says Hasan-Rokem, in each telling the Jew "was cursed by Jesus to wander until the Second Coming."
For example, strategies for dealing with clients who wander, the social and ethical implications of using secure environments, and the use of techniques such as validation and sensory therapy to deal with clients could have been detailed to provide further discussion on management techniques for dealing with this type of client.