What does rover mean?

Definitions for rover
ˈroʊ vərrover

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rover.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wanderer, roamer, rover, bird of passage(noun)

    someone who leads a wandering unsettled life

  2. rover, scouter(noun)

    an adult member of the Boy Scouts movement


  1. Rover(Noun)

    someone connected with any number of teams called the Rovers, as a fan, player, coach etc.

  2. Rover(ProperNoun)

    A popular name for a dog

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rover(verb)

    one who practices robbery on the seas; a pirate

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]

  2. Rover(verb)

    one who wanders about by sea or land; a wanderer; a rambler

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]

  3. Rover(verb)

    hence, a fickle, inconstant person

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]

  4. Rover(verb)

    a ball which has passed through all the hoops and would go out if it hit the stake but is continued in play; also, the player of such a ball

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]

  5. Rover(verb)

    casual marks at uncertain distances

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]

  6. Rover(verb)

    a sort of arrow

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]


  1. ROVER

    ROVER, which stands for Remotely Operated Video Enhanced Receiver, is a system which allows ground forces, such as Forward Air Controllers, to see what an aircraft or unmanned aerial vehicle is seeing in real time by receiving images acquired by the aircraft's sensors on a laptop on the ground. There's little time delay and usage of ROVER greatly improves the FAC on the ground reconnaissance and target identification which are essential to close air support.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. rover

    A pirate or freebooter. (See PIRATE.) Also, a kind of piratical galley of the Barbary States.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rover in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of rover in a Sentence

  1. Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum:

    My grandfather rode a camel, my father rode a camel, I drive a Mercedes, my son drives a Land Rover, his son will drive a Land Rover, but his son will ride a camel.

  2. Matt Wallace:

    We wanted to demonstrate our appreciation for those who have put their personal well-being on the line for the good of others, it is our hope that when future generations travel to Mars and happen upon our rover, they will be reminded that back on Earth in the year 2020 there were such people.

  3. Eduardo Rodriguez:

    You only have one chance to land the Rover. The same goes with the face.

  4. Alexander Mather:

    This was a chance to help the agency that put humans on the Moon and will soon do it again, this Mars rover will help pave the way for human presence there, and I wanted to try and help in any way I could. Refusal of the challenge was not an option.

  5. Dave Levine:

    This was our first opportunity to watch the arm and turret move in concert with each other, making sure that everything worked as advertised - nothing blocking or otherwise hindering smooth operation of the system, standing there, watching the arm and turret go through their motions, you cant help but marvel that the rover will be in space in less than a year from now and performing these exact movements on Mars in less than two.

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