roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond(verb)
move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
"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"
To wander or travel freely and with no specific destination.
To use a network or service from different locations or devices.
to go from place to place without any certain purpose or direction; to rove; to wander
to range or wander over
the act of roaming; a wandering; a ramble; as, he began his roam o'er hill amd dale
"Roam" was the fourth single from The B-52's' 1989 hit album Cosmic Thing, following " Cosmic Thing," "Channel Z," and "Love Shack." "Roam" was a number-three hit on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in March 1990, spending a total of 19 weeks on the chart, and was certified Gold by the RIAA. The vocals are sung by Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson. In February 1991 The B-52s were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for Roam. The Discovery Channel used 'Roam' in its own television commercials throughout the late 1990s. Subaru of New Zealand used it in a 2004 commercial. The song is playable in the music video game Rock Band. "Roam" is also used as the theme for the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show in the SSI Radio Network. The song has been used on PBS World. The song was used in the unaired pilot of the sitcom "Get A Life." "Roam" was also featured in the 1990 beach volleyball movie "Side Out".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rōm, v.i. to rove about: to ramble.—v.t. to wander over: to range.—n. Roam′er, a wanderer. [M. E. romen, ramen; allied to A.S. á-rǽman, to spread out, Old High Ger. rāman, rāmen, to direct one's course; the meaning influenced by M. E. Rome-rennere, a pilgrim.]
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The numerical value of roam in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of roam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
A person who is not happy with his self own at his home will always go in the crowd, fly and roam
A decent girl won't roam around at 9 o'clock at night. A girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy.
Roam abroad in the world, and take thy fill of its enjoyments before the day shall come when thou must quit it for good.
A decent girl won't roam around at 9 o'clock at night, a girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy. Boy and girl are not equal.
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- kuljeskella, harhailla, vaellellaFinnish
- שוטט, נדדHebrew
- vagare, girovagareItalian
- 歩き回る, うろつくJapanese
- virre rundtNorwegian
- rondwandelen, ronddwalen, rondlopen, dwalen, wandelen, zwervenDutch
- vaguear, vagarPortuguese
- бродить, скитаться, странствоватьRussian
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