What does roam mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabondverb

    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"


  1. roamverb

    To wander or travel freely and with no specific destination.

  2. roamverb

    To use a network or service from different locations or devices.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roamverb

    to go from place to place without any certain purpose or direction; to rove; to wander

  2. Roamverb

    to range or wander over

  3. Roamnoun

    the act of roaming; a wandering; a ramble; as, he began his roam o'er hill amd dale


  1. Roam

    "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

  1. Roam

    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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  1. mora

  2. Amor

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of roam in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of roam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of roam in a Sentence

  1. Victor Cuevas:

    Tigers are hardwired to roam hundreds of square miles, so there's no cage that's going to be sufficient for them, the only reason that people have tigers as pets is to try to show off to others.

  2. President Biden:

    It looks like you rolled out a big welcome mat that says' send us your kids' and that is criminal, because as long as they know if they get to our border we’re going to take them and turn them into American citizens and let them roam free are our country, people desperate in those countries are going to continue to take that risk.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Happiness is only at home, so it is always wise to not roam around the city searching for it in a crowded place.

  4. Kristin Watson:

    It’s important to be realistic, sometimes we overshoot. We’ll be like, ‘Let’s go on this six-mile hike’ and expect Roam to be an angel for a six-mile hike… Just know that there are probably going to be meltdowns in the process at some point.

  5. John Howard Payne:

    Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.

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