Pronunciation of Rove
/ɹˈə͡ʊv/, /ɹˈəʊv/, /ɹ_ˈəʊ_v/
Synonyms for rove:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
amble, course, cycle, drift, drive, gad, gallivant, hike, jaunt, journey, march, meander, move, peregrinate, promenade, prowl, ramble, range, roam, sojourn, straggle, stray, stroll, tour, travel, trek, trip, walk, wander.
Usage examples for rove:
- Far from my native coast, I rove alone, A wretched stranger, and of all unknown! - "The Odyssey of Homer", Homer, translated by Alexander Pope.
- At that moment he raised his eyes and let them rove about the compartment; and while the colonel was opening his bag they rested for an instant, as if by chance, upon Lilly. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.
- When dinner was over he opened his bundle, and told the little ones that now they were to live in a cottage they ought to wear cottage clothes, and that he had brought them some to put on, which they might rove about the woods in, and not mind tearing them. - "The Children of the New Forest", Captain Marryat.