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Definition of ramble verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ramble

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈræmbl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ramble
     
    he / she / it rambles
     
    past simple rambled
     
    -ing form rambling
     
     
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  1. 1 [intransitive] + adv./prep. to walk for pleasure, especially in the countryside We spent the afternoon rambling in the woods.
  2. 2[intransitive] to talk about someone or something in a confused way, especially for a long time He had lost track of what he was saying and began to ramble. ramble (on) (about somebody/something) What is she rambling on about now?
  3. 3[intransitive] (+ adv./prep.) (of plants) to grow in many different directions, especially over other plants or objects Climbing plants rambled over the front of the house. see also rambling
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