1. I
1) don't let your thoughts wander не отвлекайтесь, соберитесь, сосредоточьтесь; his attention wandered он был рассеян, он отвлекался
2) his mind is /his wits are/ wandering у него мысли путаются; он заговаривается
2. II
1) wander in some manner wander aimlessly (wearily, blindly, hopelessly, etc.) бесцельно и т.д. бродить /скитаться/
2) wander at some time his mind wanders at times у неге иногда путаются мысли; он иногда бредит
3. III
wander smth. wander the world (the country, the forests, etc.) исходить /изъездить/ весь свет и т.д., скитаться по свету и т.д.; wander miles and miles много скитаться, пройти много миль
4. XVI
1) wander about (in, over, into, etc.) smth. wander about the world (about the streets, in the woods, on the Alps, from place to place, over the countryside, over the fields, up and down the road, etc.) бродить /странствовать, скитаться/ по свету и т.д.; wander into the woods (into the park, into a bypath, into the palace, etc.) забрести в лес и т.д.; the river (the road, etc.) wanders through meadows (among the rocks, etc.) речка и т.д. вьется по лугам и т.д.; we wandered through the stores мы ходили по магазинам; his eyes wandered over the scene (over a landscape, over pictures, over the huge building, into the little court outside, etc.) его взгляд скользил по окружающему ландшафту и т.д.
2) wander in smth. wander in one's mind бредить; wander in one's talk говорить несвязно, заговариваться
3) wander from smth. wander from the course (from the road, etc.) отклоняться от курса и т.д.; wander from one's subject /from the subject of his speech, from the point/ отклоняться от темы; wander from one subject to another перескакивать с одной темы на другую; wander off (out of) smth. wander off the track сбиться с пути; wander out of one's way заблудиться

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