wander vs wonder :

wander vs wonder

wander or wonder

Wonder means something that causes amazement or awe in marvel. It is often inexplicable and astonishing to ponder on.

"I wonder how the kids are doing without us."

Wander means to search and move without purpose usually for livelihood by straying away from one's course.

"Be careful, don't go wandering off."

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  • v  move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    the wandering Jew
  • v  be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
    Might her husband be wandering?
  • v  go via an indirect route or at no set pace
    After dinner, we wandered into town
  • v  to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body
  • v  lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
    her mind wanders

  • n  the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
  • n  something that causes feelings of wonder
    the wonders of modern science
  • n  a state in which you want to learn more about something
  • v  have a wish or desire to know something
    He wondered who had built this beautiful church
  • v  place in doubt or express doubtful speculation
    I wonder whether this was the right thing to do
    she wondered whether it would snow tonight
  • v  be amazed at
News & Articles

  • As detail-oriented architects, father, son ‘think a lot alike’
    Bob Faires confessed that as a teenager he used to let his mind wander in church.
    June 16, 2013 - The Wichita Eagle
  • South Farms focuses on new marketplace
    MORRIS >> Blink and you will be past the junction of routes 63 and 109 in town, barely noticing the gas station on one corner or the Italian restaurant on the other. Perhaps, if you have to stop, your eye might wander to the big white barn that sits on a hill, just hundreds of yards from the highway.
    June 16, 2013 - The Register Citizen
  • 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 ...
    June 12, 2013 - TechCrunch

  • Wonder Woman: Not strong enough for silver screen - yet
    This illustration released by DC Comics shows an image of Wonder Woman by artist Nicola Scott. Illustration provided by DC Comics Why, with her pop-culture icon status, her role as a female hero in comics and a powerful stint on a TV series, can't Wonder Woman get Hollywood to give her a solo shot on the silver screen?
    June 14, 2013 - The Journal News
  • Wonder Forge, Inc. ™ Secures Multi-Year Game Licensing Rights to Tickety Toc Preschool Property
    Award winning preschool game manufacturer Wonder Forge secures games licensing rights to Tickety Toc. Tickety Toc is a breakout TV hit in the US on Nick Jr. Tickety Toc Matching Game launches in Fall, 2013 through an exclusive retail partnership with Toys R Us. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/WonderForgeTicketyToc/06/prweb10827743.htm
    June 14, 2013 - PRWeb
  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - INDOlink