as a noun, 'wonder' refers to a feeling of amazement and admiration, often caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar. It can also refer to something that evokes such a feeling.
can refer to a person, place, or thing that is considered remarkable or extraordinary. Can also refer to the emotion or feeling of curiosity or admiration.
The Grand Canyon is one of the natural wonders of the world.
The child's musical talent was a wonder to behold.
She gazed in wonder at the magnificent fireworks.
'Wonder' as a noun can sometimes be confused with 'miracle.' While both can refer to something extraordinary, a 'miracle' often has connotations of a supernatural event or divine intervention.
as a verb, 'wonder' describes the act of thinking or speculating curiously, often about something one is uncertain about or in awe of.
often used to express curiosity or doubt. Can be followed by a question word (e.g., 'why,' 'how,' 'if').
I wonder if it's going to rain tomorrow.
She wondered why he was late.
They wondered at the beauty of the night sky.
'wonder' as a verb is more about pondering or questioning rather than having a strong desire to know. For a stronger desire to know, 'want to know' might be more appropriate.