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roam

 
 
pronunciation:
rom
parts of speech:
verb, transitive verb
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: roams, roaming, roamed
definition: to move or travel around without a plan; wander.
The tourists roamed through the streets of the old city.
synonyms:
drift, meander, ramble, range, wander
similar words:
browse, stroll, tramp, travel
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to wander through or over.
Great herds of buffalo once roamed the plains.
similar words:
prowl, stroll, tramp, travel
derivation: roamer (n.)
Homophone Note
The words roam and Rome (a city) sound alike but have different meanings.