wander vs wonder : Common Errors in English

About wander vs wonder

If you idly travel around, you wander. If you realize you’re lost, you wonder where you are.

wander Meaning(s)

  • (v) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
  • (v) be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
  • (v) go via an indirect route or at no set pace
  • (v) to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
  • (v) lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking

wonder Meaning(s)

  • (n) the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
  • (n) something that causes feelings of wonder
  • (n) a state in which you want to learn more about something
  • (v) have a wish or desire to know something
  • (v) place in doubt or express doubtful speculation
  • (v) be amazed at

wander in News

  1. Holland Goes To Holland! See Pics Of The American 'Teen Wolf' Star In Paris And Amsterdam

    You can tell Holland's in Amsterdam by the Heineken bike basket, obviously. By Natalie Gontcharova Did the lust-starved Lydia follow Jackson to Europe, now that the reincarnated teen wolf is living in London? Or did she wander beyond Beacon Hills' borders to look for an alternative, ahem, "male distraction," as she's been doing so far this season? Perhaps she [...]
    on June 13, 2013 Source: MTV

  2. Mind-controlled cursor may be easier than previously thought

    This image shows the changes that took place in the brain for all patients participating in the study using a brain-computer interface. (Credit: Jeremiah Wander, UW) When scientists at the University of Washington recently drilled into the skulls of seven people with severe epilepsy and placed thin sheets of electrodes directly onto their brains, they were surprised by the brain activity they ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: CNET

  3. Roam And Wander's TuTu Turns iPhones And iPod Touches Into Cuddly Children's Toys

    Children's entertainment studio Roam & Wander wants spark children's imaginations by bridging the gap between touchscreens and real-life toys. The Hong Kong and Taipei-based startup's top-selling iOS app, Sticker Games, allows kids to earn real stickers sent through postal mail. Now its first stuffed animal, a pink bunny named TuTu that comes with a set of touch-enabled accessories for iPhones ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: TechCrunch

wonder in News

  1. BeautyBlender Black Is Here! (More On The Wonder Makeup Applicator Inside)

    So the beautyblender—that little egg-shaped wonder that changed the way we do our makeup—now comes in a chic black color. The new color has all the same foundation application properties as the original pink. And what are those properties you …
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Atlanta Post

  2. Wonder Kid Ritankar Das Felicitated at Indian Embassy in the U.S.

    Washington: India-born wonder kid Ritankar Das, who this year became the youngest graduate topper of the prestigious University of California in more than a century, has been felicitated by the Indian Embassy here for his outstanding academic achievements.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: INDOlink

  3. Never Wonder What to Wear Again With Pose's Daily Fashion Forecast

    LOS ANGELES -- Never wonder what to wear again with Pose's new Fashion Forecast. Pose, the award-winning free mobile app (for iPhone, iPad and Android) and website (at Pose.com), launches its daily Fashion ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

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