meander
[ mee-an-der ]
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Part of Speechverb
Origin + Etymology
Late-16th century;from the Latin maeander, from the Greek Maiandros, the name of a river
Synonyms
    1.
  • ramble wander
    2.
  • drift roam snake stray
Antonyms
    1.
  • unavailable
    2.
  • stay straighten untwist
Definition
1.to wander aimlessly; ramble
2.to proceed by or take a winding or indirect course
Examples
1.A) If we stay here, the talk will meander for hours and we'll never be able to leave. B) He has a tendency to meander so try to keep him on course.
2.A) The racetrack was designed to meander through the woods to really challenge everyone. B) I tried to meander our way to the apartment to stall, but he refused to play along.
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