Definition of Ramble

1. Noun. An aimless amble on a winding course.

Exact synonyms: Meander
Generic synonyms: Amble, Perambulation, Promenade, Saunter, Stroll
Derivative terms: Meander



2. Verb. Continue talking or writing in a desultory manner. "This novel rambles on and jogs"
Exact synonyms: Jog, Ramble On
Generic synonyms: Carry On, Continue, Go On, Proceed
Derivative terms: Rambler

3. Verb. Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment. "They ramble in the countryside"; "They rolled from town to town"
Exact synonyms: Cast, Drift, Range, Roam, Roll, Rove, Stray, Swan, Tramp, Vagabond, Wander
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Maunder, Gad, Gallivant, Jazz Around
Related verbs: Drift, Err, Stray, Wander
Derivative terms: Drifter, Drifting, Rambler, Roamer, Roving, Stray, Strayer, Tramp, Vagabond, Vagabond, Vagabondage, Wanderer, Wandering

Definition of Ramble

1. v. i. To walk, ride, or sail, from place to place, without any determinate object in view; to roam carelessly or irregularly; to rove; to wander; as, to ramble about the city; to ramble over the world.

2. n. A going or moving from place to place without any determinate business or object; an excursion or stroll merely for recreation.

Definition of Ramble

1. Noun. A leisurely stroll; a recreational walk in the countryside. ¹

2. Noun. A rambling; an instance of someone talking at length without direction. ¹

3. Verb. To move about aimlessly, or on a winding course ¹

4. Verb. To walk for pleasure; to amble or saunter. ¹

5. Verb. To talk or write incessantly, unclearly, or incoherently, with many digressions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ramble

1. to wander [v -BLED, -BLING, -BLES] - See also: wander

Medical Definition of Ramble

1. 1. A going or moving from place to place without any determinate business or object; an excursion or stroll merely for recreation. "Coming home, after a short Christians ramble." (Swift) 2. [Cf. Rammel] A bed of shale over the seam. 3. A section of woods suitable for liesurely walking. Muskrat ramble a dance Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Ramble Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Ramble Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ramble

ramada
ramadas
ramage
ramagious
ramakin
ramakins
ramal
raman effect
ramate
rambade
ramberge
ramberges
rambergite
rambla
ramblas
ramble (current term)
ramble on
rambled
rambler
ramblers
rambles
rambling
ramblingly
ramblings
rambooze
rambotan
rambouillets
rambunctious
rambunctiously
rambunctiousness

Literary usage of Ramble

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"ramble, from the Latin re and ambulo, is to walk backward and forward ; and ROVE iƤ probably a contraction of ramble. ROAM is connected with our word room, ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1832)
"A ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America. ... A PRETTY considerable ramble has this been, one might say. ..."

3. The Marble Faun: Or, The Romance of Monte Beni by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1860)
"A MOONLIGHT ramble. THE proposal for a moonlight ramble was received with acclamation by all the younger portion of the company. They immediately set forth ..."

4. Italy: With Sketches of Spain and Portugal by William Beckford (1835)
"An evening ramble. Falmouth, March 6, 1787. THE glass is sinking; ... In the intervals of the mild showers with which we are blessed, I ramble about some ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Ramble

Search for Ramble on Dictionary.com!Search for Ramble on Thesaurus.com!Search for Ramble on Google!Search for Ramble on Wikipedia!

Search

Translations