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Definition 1: an aimless amble on a winding course - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for ramble in the sense of this definition

(ramble is a kind of ...) a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

Definition 2: move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment - [verb of motion]

Samples where ramble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The 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

Synonyms for ramble in the sense of this definition

(ramble is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

(... is a kind of ramble ) wander aimlessly

(... is a kind of ramble ) wander aimlessly in search of pleasure

(ramble has a similar meaning as ...) wander from a direct course or at random

"The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her" "don't drift from the set course"

(ramble has a similar meaning as ...) go via an indirect route or at no set pace

"After dinner, we wandered into town"

Definition 3: continue talking or writing in a desultory manner - [verb of stative]

Samples where ramble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This novel rambles on and jogs

Synonyms for ramble in the sense of this definition

(ramble is a kind of ...) continue talking

"`I know it's hard', he continued, `but there is no choice'" "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"

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