August 12, 2021
Learner's Word of the Day
roam /ˈroʊm/ verb
roam
/ˈroʊm/
verb

roams; roamed; roaming

Buffalo roaming open pastures in the winter
Buffalo roaming open pastures in the winter
Learner's definition of ROAM

: to go to different places without having a particular purpose or plan

[no object]

  • The cattle roamed in search of water.

  • Goats roam free on the mountain.

  • He roamed about in search of work.

  • The chickens are able to roam around freely in the farmyard.

  • We roamed around town for a while before dinner.

  • She liked to roam through the woods.

[+object]

  • Sheep roamed the hills.

  • Tourists roamed the streets.

  • She spent the day roaming [=surfing] the Internet.

  • His eyes roamed [=he looked carefully around] the room in search of the cat.

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